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New Yorker fiction set in St. Paul

This is shaping up like a light posting day (I always jinx myself when I think that), but those of you who dig Minnesota references in big national magazines might like to check out Jonathan Franzen’s New Yorker fiction piece set in St. Paul’s Ramsey Hill.

I haven’t read the 9,100-word tale yet, but I’m sure bourgeoisie angst is involved.

[Hat tip: R.I.]

Comments (1)

  1. Submitted by David Dempsey on 06/04/2009 - 08:00 am.

    Thanks for the tip and the link. There’s plenty of angst in the story, and some interesting characters, but it’s flat. The Saint Paul and Minnesota references are respectably authentic. Why, he even mentions stuffing trophy walleye.

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