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Author Weaver at Detroit Lakes Community Center Oct. 20

Come to the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. for an author visit with renowned Minnesota author Will Weaver.

This event is geared toward teens. Weaver will bring his Bookmobile Race Car and talk about his books "Super Stock Rookie" and "Saturday Night Dirt."

Weaver is a phenomenal writer of fiction for adults and young adults alike. "Saturday Night Dirt," a novel focused on stock car racing, was released in April 2008. A sequel, "Super Stock Rookie," was released in April of 2009. A third in the trilogy, "Checkered Flag Cheater," is due out in early 2010.

Formerly an English professor at Bemidji State University, Mr. Weaver lives in Northern Minnesota, a region he writes from and loves. He is an avid outdoorsman, and enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing and hiking.

This event is co-sponsored by the DLCCC, the Detroit Lakes Library and the Becker County Friends of the Library.