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Minnesota native writes book about sauna traditions

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"The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition," by Michael Nordskog, University of Minnesota Press, 2010, 187 pages.

You can probably still be friends with author Michael Nordskog if the way you say "sauna" rhymes with "fauna" instead of the first syllable rhyming with "pow." Sow-na.

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But the Two Harbors, Minn., native opens his coffee-table book "The Opposite of Cold: The Northwoods Finnish Sauna Tradition" with Pronunciation 101.

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