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The Keillor reader
by Keillor, Garrison, author

Publication date 2015
Topics Keillor, Garrison, American wit and humor
Publisher New York, New York : Penguin Books
Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks
Digitizing sponsor The Arcadia Fund
Contributor Internet Archive
Language English
xxx, 361 pages : 22 cm

"Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences from the sage of Lake Wobegon. When, at thirteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done--a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work: monologues from A Prairie Home Companion, stories from The New Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an extensive introduction and headnotes, photographs, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader also presents pieces never before published"--

"First published in the United States of America by Viking Penguin, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2014"--Title page verso

The news from Lake Wobegon. Bus children ; Growing up with the Flambeaus ; My cousin Kate ; June ; Gospel birds ; Pontoon boat ; What have we learned so far? ; Chickens ; The death of Byron ; Truckstop ; Faith -- Iconic pajamas. Henry ; Little house on the desert ; Billy the Kid ; Lonesome Shorty ; The Babe ; 1951 ; Little Becky ; Casey at the bat ; Marooned ; Mother's day -- Guys I have known. Earl Grey ; Don Giovanni ; Taking a meeting with Mr. Roast Beef ; Your book saved my life, mister ; Zeus the Lutheran ; Al Denny ; Jimmy seeks his fortune in Fairbanks ; At The New Yorker: my own memoir ; Snowman -- Life's little day. Rules of orchestra ; Five columns ; A speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner ; Chet ; Mark ; What a luxury ; My life in prison ; Drowning 1954 ; College days ; My stroke (I'm over it) ; Home ; Anglicans ; The owl and the pussycat ; Cheerfulness

Includes bibliographical references
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