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Pressroom Podcast: Best-selling author Brian Freeman

Author Brian Freeman stands at the finish line of Grandma's Marathon still marked in faded letters in Canal Park Wednesday morning. His latest book "Marathon" centers around a terrorist bombing at the finish line. Bob King / rking@duluthnews.com1 / 2
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His newest Jonathan Stride novel “Marathon” just hit shelves yesterday, and yet Minnesota-author Brian Freeman still had time to join us on the podcast this week for a candid chat.

Duluth News Tribune reporters Brady Slater, Tom Olsen and editorial editor Chuck Frederick, who has a long history with Freeman and is even mentioned in some of this novels, pick Freeman’s brain to find out why he picked Duluth as the focus for this popular mystery-thriller series, where his ideas come from and if he would ever kill off a beloved character.

For more info on Freeman, read Frederick’s piece on him that ran in the News Tribune last week:

What we are into this week: The Duluth Denfeld play “Mousetrap”, the NFL draft, the television series “Better Call Saul”, and music by singer Ellie Goulding.

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