The Keillor Reader

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Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences from the sage of Lake Wobegon
 
When, at thirteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done—a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work: monologues from A Prairie Home Companion, stories from The New Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an extensive introduction and headnotes, photographs, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader also presents pieces never before published, including the essays “Cheerfulness” and “What We Have Learned So Far.”
 
Keillor is the founder and host of A Prairie Home Companion, celebrating its fortieth anniversary in 2014. He is the author of nineteen books of fiction and humor, the editor of the Good Poems collections, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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Garrison Keillor is the founder and host of A Prairie Home Companion, author of nineteen books of fiction and humor, and editor of the Good Poems collections. A Minnesota native, he lives in St. Paul and New York City.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
May 1, 2014
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Pages
400
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ISBN
9781101517772
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Fiction / Humorous / General
Literary Collections / Essays
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This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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