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Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
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    May 2006, 278 pages
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    Jun 2007, 278 pages

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Though she never played high school football or milked cows, Catherine Gilbert Murdock is a big fan of family farms and Wisconsin. She herself grew up on a tiny farm (two goats and honeybees) in Connecticut, and attended Bryn Mawr College and the University of Pennsylvania. She now lives in suburban Philadelphia with her husband, two children, and Sparky the cat. Dairy Queen is her first novel.  Interview & biography at BookBrowse.

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Catherine's sister is Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love.

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