William Kent Krueger

William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of fourteen previous Cork O'Connor novels, including Tamarack County and Windigo Island, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, winner of the 2014 Edgar Award for best novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com.

Books by this Author

This Tender Land
Sulfur Springs
William Kent Krueger Collection #5
Manitou Canyon
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Life owes me nothing, no matter how hard I work. Whatever good comes to me in the end is simply a gift and a blessing.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Muhammad Yunus, often called "The Banker to the World's Poor".

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Gus McCrae, the wonderfully flawed and philosophic former Texas Ranger in Larry McMurtry's fine epic Lonesome Dove.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Compassion, honesty, humor.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Grandfather.

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