Leaving home

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Viking, Oct 19, 1987 - Fiction - 244 pages
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In this collection of stories about small-town life, Dale takes a step toward manhood and Darlene sets off for Minneapolis to begin a new life.

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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

Contents

High Rise
73
Life Is Good
85
Lyles Roof
93
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

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.