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Beryl Singleton Bissell

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The award-winning author of The Scent of God -- a Book Sense notable in April 2006 -- selected by the Minneapolis Star Tribune as a "Best of 2006 Minnesota Authors." Writes frequently for Lake Superior Magazine, was a columnist with the Cook County News Herald for 10 years, has been published in numerous publications in print and online, and in the anthologies Surviving Ophelia edited by Cheryl Dellasaga and The New Writer's Handbook:a practical anthology of best advice for your craft and careeer, Volume 2. Beryl's second book, A View of the Lake (Lake Superior Port Cities Inc, was published July 1, 2011.

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The Scent of God: A Memoir

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