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2014 Book Festival Author
Peter Geye

Peter Geye is the award-winning author of the novels Safe From the Sea (2010) and The Lighthouse Road (2012). Geye is known for writing that is detail rich and evokes both time and place.

Safe from the Sea examines a father-son relationship against the backdrop of northern Minnesota and Lake Superior. Booklist called the novel "finely crafted." The Lighthouse Road, a novel centering on a mother-son relationship, received a starred review in Booklist and was highly recommended by Library Journal.

Geye earned a PhD from Western Michigan University, where he was the editor of the journal Third Coast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and three children. Geye is at work on his next novel.

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