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AUTHOR LARRY MILLETT IN CONVERSATION WITH GARRISON KEILLOR, MONDAY, NOV. 7, AT THE FITZGERALD THEATER

This architecture historian's new book brings "ghost mansions" back to life.

(ST. PAUL, MINN.) On Monday, November 7, 7:30 p.m., Garrison Keillor welcomes journalist, historian and author Larry Millett to the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater for an evening of conversation.

Millett's most recent book, Once There Were Castles: Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities (University of Minnesota Press), profiles 90 luxurious homes that once stood in Twin Cities area — from Summit Avenue and Dayton's Bluff to Lowry Hill and the shores of Lake Minnetonka — grand estates that are now lost to history.

He has also written Lost Twin Cities, Twin Cities Then and Now, and AIA Guide to the Twin Cities, as well as six mystery novels featuring Sherlock Holmes.

Individual Tickets are on sale now for $10.00 — Students $5.00 and with the purchase of a $20 ticket, you will receive $10.00 off the price of Larry Millett's book Once There Were Castles. (Purchase the book that night at the Fitz or stop by Common Good Books in St. Paul.)

Garrison Keillor is the recipient of Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, and he has been inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His books include Lake Wobegon Days, The Book of Guys, Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, Pilgrims: A Wobegon Romance, and Good Poems: American Places, a third volume of poetry selected by Keillor. This is the second season of "in Conversation with Garrison keillor."

WHAT: Twin Cities journalist, historian and author Larry Millett in conversation with Garrison Keillor

WHEN: Monday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Fitzgerald Theater, 10 East Exchange Street, St. Paul, MN 55101

TICKETS: Individual: $10.00. Student: $5.00 (with Student ID) — or, with the purchase of $20 ticket, receive $10.00 off the price of a copy of Millett's new book, Once There Were Castles: Lost Mansions and Estates of the Twin Cities. Just bring your ticket stub to the gift shop counter at the Fitz on the night of the performance or redeem at Common Good Books in St. Paul.

TICKET OUTLETS: Ticketmaster — Order online through Ticketmaster.com, call 800-982-2787, or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.
http://www.ticketmaster.com

Fitzgerald Theater — Purchase tickets in person at the Fitzgerald Theater. Box office hours: Tuesday-Friday, noon–5 p.m.
http://fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org

Common Good Books — Tickets may also be purchased in person at Common Good Books, 165 Western Ave. N., St. Paul. Phone: 651-225-8989. Store hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
http://commongoodbooks.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Go to: http://fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org
http://prairiehome.org,
or http://commongoodbooks.com