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08/19/19 1:00am


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Bill Geist’s reports on CBS Sunday Morning have entertained us for more than 30 years and now the Shelter Island resident has published a memoir called “Lake of the Ozarks: My Surreal Summers in a Vanishing America.”

Susan Carey Dempsey recently spoke with Geist at his home on the Island, covering everything from his new book, his newspaper and television career and the magic of Shelter Island.

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Bill Geist’s latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.

Viewers of “CBS: Sunday Morning” over the last three decades, and readers of the New York Times before that, have come to know Bill Geist as an entertaining observer of idiosyncratic people and customs all across America. His latest work is a memoir of his teenage years working in a family-owned resort at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. 

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