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Atheneum, 1982 - Fiction - 210 pages
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ldquo;Keillorrsquo;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 oxidehellip;. This book will either leave you dumbfounded or happy -almost deservedly happy -to be anywhererdquo; -The New York Times Book Review ldquo;His humor is cerebral and complex, a blend of romance and nostalgia; it sparklingly parodies the American (and human) conditionhellip;. His stories and satires glow with a sense of time and place.rdquo; -The Washington Post

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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


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Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota in 1942 and was educated at the University of Minnesota. Keillor worked for Minnesota Public Radio and later broadcasted A Prairie Home Companion from a theater in St. Paul, which still holds 2.2 million listeners. He also hosts The Writer's Almanac, a daily radio program Keillor wrote Lake Woebegon Days and Wobegone Boy and has also contributed to Time magazine and Salon, an Internet magazine.

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