Join us for a Book Signing!   Meet Author Randy Turner! The book signing will take place Thursday, December 5th, 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM at the Mary K. Finley Library in Lamar. In The Buck Starts Here: Harry S. Truman and the City of Lamar, the complete story of Truman’s connection to the city of where he was born is told for the first time. About the author: Randy Turner is a former Lamar resident. He was a classroom teacher for 14 years before recently retiring.  Prior to that, he was a reporter and editor for 22 years at various southwest Missouri newspapers, including the Lamar Democrat, winning more than 100 regional, state, and national awards, including 30 for investigative reporting.  His latest book is The Buck Starts Here: Harry S. Truman and the City of Lamar. Other recent books have included Lost Angels: The Murders of Rowan Ford and Doug Ringler, Newton County Memories and Silver Lining in a Funnel Cloud: Greed, Corruption and the Joplin Tornado.  For the past 16 years, he has been the author of a blog, The Turner Report, which offers news and commentary on issues affecting Missouri and the nation.

 
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