Leaving Home

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Penguin Books, 1990 - Fiction - 258 pages
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In the first collection of Lake Wobegon monologues, Keillor tells readers more about some of the people from Lake Wobegon Days and introduces some new faces.

"Leaving Home is a book of exceptional charm . . . delightful . . . genuinely touching" The Wall Street Journal

"Clean, down-to-earth, exquisitely good hearted, highly ludicrous." The New York Times

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

2.5 stars because he does have a way with words. Surprisingly dark. I didn't feel anything heartwarming about these judgemental & incompetent busybodies. I came from this kind of upbringing and in my ... Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

The author is a radio host of A Prairie Home Companion, a musical variety show, and this book is a compilation of the stories performed on the program about the people in the small town which will forever sit on the shores of Lake Wobegon. Read full review


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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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