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Eric Dregni for "You're Sending Me Where? Dispatches from Summer Camp"

  • SubText Books 6 West 5th Street Saint Paul, MN, 55102 United States (map)

Join us in the store on Thursday, June 1st for a reading and conversation with Eric Dregni about his new memoir, "You're Sending Me Where? Dispatches from Summer Camp." Book signing to follow!

In "You’re Sending Me Where?" Dregni takes us back to those boyhood days of running head-on into nature with his fellow campers and learning a few valuable lessons, such as: don’t let the van driver leave you and your canoe until you’re sure there’s actually water in the “flowage.”

From discouraging summer love to soothing homesick campers to—Oh no! Bats!—taking everyone for their rabies shots, to the difficulty of saying goodbye, Eric Dregni’s wise, funny book reassures us that there’s still a place in the woods where, unplugged from devices and screens, children of all ages can connect with the natural world, and with each other.

Eric Dregni is the author of seventeen books including "In Cod We Trust," "Midwest Marvels," "By the Waters of Minnetonka," and most recently, "Let’s Go Fishing!," all published by the University of Minnesota Press. He is associate professor of English, journalism, and Italian at Concordia University, and in the summer, he is dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Katy, and three busy kids.

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