Leaving home

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Viking, 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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Chicken
43
High Rise
73
Life Is Good
85
Copyright

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About the author (1987)

Garrison Keillor is America's favorite storyteller. For more than 30 years as the host of "A Prairie Home Companion", he has captivated millions of public radio listeners with his weekly "News from Lake Wobegon" monologues. Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including "Time, The New Yorker", and "National Geographic", in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities.

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