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An American author and teacher, he is particularly known for novels with small-town Minnesota settings. His most famous works include The Love Hunter, Simon’s Night, and A Green Journey.
After graduating from St. John’s University in 1955, he taught English at three Minnesota high schools. He published his debut novel, Staggerford, in 1977.
The Jon Hassler Theater in Plainview, Minnesota is named after him.
How did Jon Hassler die?
He was 74 and had homes in Minneapolis and Melbourne Beach, Fla. The cause was progressive supranuclear palsy, a rare brain disorder, said Marly Rusoff, Mr. Hassler’s agent. Mr.
|Cause of death||Progressive supranuclear palsy|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||March 30, 1933|
|Death date||March 20, 2008|
|Place of death||St. Louis Park, Minnesota, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|