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


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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.