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Meet Mitch

Mitch Luckett spent the first 12 years of his life on a hard-scrabble farm in the hills of ol' Missouri. He did a stint in the Navy during the Vietnam era and returned to Missouri to get a BA in English Literature from Truman University. He then headed west to Oregon and settled on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. He has been a hod-carrier, pre-school teacher, landscaper, school bus driver, and Portland Audubon Nature Sanctuaries Director.

Mitch enjoys storytelling, songwriting, and playing old-timey music on banjo and guitar. Mitch’s flair for storytelling and music came together in a CD, Tall Tales & Blues Grass. As a free-lance writer for thirty-five years, he has written dozens of articles and short stories for regional magazines and newspapers. To Kill a Common Loon was his first novel, followed by a sequel, The Man in the Loon. Holy Roller Heart is his third novel.

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Mim the Westie and Milo the Muttski take Mitch for a walk along the Duckabush River on the Olympic Peninsula

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