Jon Hassler

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Birthday
30, 1933
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Mar 20, 2008 (74)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1933
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Mar 20, 2008 (74)

About

An American author and teacher, he is particularly known for novels with small-town Minnesota settings. His most famous works include The Love Hunter, Simon's Night, and A Green Journey.

Before Fame

After graduating from St. John's University in 1955, he taught English at three Minnesota high schools. He published his debut novel, Staggerford, in 1977.

Trivia

The Jon Hassler Theater in Plainview, Minnesota is named after him.

Family Life

He grew up in the Minnesota towns of Plainview and Staples. He married three times and had three children.

Associated With

He and Morgan Pehme both studied at St. John's University.

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