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The Beet Fields
The Beet Fields
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The Beet Fields

Written by Gary PaulsenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Gary Paulsen


· Delacorte Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · February 8, 2011 · $7.99 · 978-0-375-87305-8 (0-375-87305-8)
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Born:
May 17 in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Previous jobs: Farm hand, ranch hand, truck driver, sailor, dogsled racer, teacher, field engineer, editor, soldier, actor, director, trapper, professional archer, migrant farm worker, singer


Hobbies: Sailing, collecting and riding Harley Davidsons; twice ran the Iditarod, the challenging 1,000 mile dogsled race across Alaska


Inspiration for writing: After a librarian gave him a book to read--along with his own library card--Gary was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another.


From the Hardcover edition.