On the ranch with Craig Johnson

On the ranch with Craig Johnson
Local News

By Melanie Wong

I could feel the words involuntarily slipping out of my mouth even as I tried to stop them: “Can I speak with Walt?”Laughter resonated on the other end of the phone line as I burst out laughing myself. On a phone interview with Craig Johnson, author of Eagle County’s current One Book One Valley read, “The Cold Dish,” I had inadvertently asked to speak with Johnson’s main character, a dry-witted veteran sheriff Walt Longmire who keeps the peace in a fictional Wyoming County.“He wishes he were Walt,” chuckled Johnson’s wife as she handed the phone off to him. My slip …

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