Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar's inspiring memoir—now in paperback


The Senator Next Door will be available Sept. 1

Minneapolis, MN

Press Release Date: 2016-08-23T05:00:00+00:00

The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to announce the paperback publication of Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar's memoir, The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland. The book will be available everywhere on September 1.

Garrison Keillor said of The Senator Next Door, "It makes me happy knowing that this smart, hard-working, and chronically cheerful woman is in the Elks Club that is the U.S. Senate, and when you read this book, you'll know why."

In The Senator Next Door, Amy Klobuchar chronicles her remarkable heartland journey, from her immigrant grandparents to her middle-class suburban upbringing to her rise in American politics. At a moment when America's government often seems incapable of getting anything done, Amy Klobuchar proves that politics is still the art of the possible.

Amy Klobuchar, the daughter of a newspaperman and a schoolteacher, is Minnesota's senior United States Senator.


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Heather Skinner