Happy to be Here

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Fiction - 275 pages
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“Keillor's best stuff is clean (in the sense that lines are clean), down to earth, exquisitely good-hearted, highly ludicrous, and as labored as nitrous oxide…. This book will either leave you dumbfounded or happy?almost deservedly happy?to be anywhere” ?The New York Times Book Review

“His humor is cerebral and complex, a blend of romance and nostalgia; it sparklingly parodies the American (and human) condition…. His stories and satires glow with a sense of time and place.” ?The Washington Post

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HAPPY TO BE HERE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Keillor's parodies, satires, and whimsies—which have been appearing in The New Yorker since 1969—rarely provide big laughs or Perelmanic dazzle; but they do have an affectionate, easygoing, back ... Read full review

Contents

Jack Schmidt Arts Administrator
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The True Story of a Young Person
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WLT The Edgar Era
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Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Garrison Keillor, author of nearly a dozen books, is founder and host of the acclaimed radio show A Prairie Home Companion and the daily program The Writer's Almanac. He is also a regular contributor to Time magazine.

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