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Lake Wobegon Family Reunion

Performance - Spoken Word
Nonfiction: A Prairie Home Companion / Garrison Keillor
Unabridged   5 hour(s)
Publication date: 09/24/2013

Lake Wobegon Family Reunion

Selected Stories

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Audio CD ISBN:9781622312931
Digital Download ISBN:9781622312948


From America’s favorite storyteller, here are 19 memorable monologues, hand-picked from over 15 previously released collections and 40 years of A Prairie Home Companion live broadcasts.

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Product Description

Garrison Keillor has been delighting audiences for four decades now with heartfelt, moving, and downright hilarious tales from the shores of Lake Wobegon. Here, for the first time ever, News from Lake Wobegon monologues from the entire history of “the little town on the edge of the prairie” are presented in one collection. From early fan favorites “Bruno the Fishing Dog” and “A Trip to Grand Rapids” to more recent highlights such as “The Hochstetter House” and “The Arrival of Liz,” Lake Wobegon Family Reunion brings together the friends, neighbors, and family members that listeners have embraced as their own.

  • Living Flag
  • The Tolleruds’ Korean Baby
  • Bruno the Fishing Dog
  • A Trip to Grand Rapids
  • Buddy Holly and the Pharaohs of Rhythm
  • Driving in the City
  • The Six Labors of Father Wilmer
  • Sweet Corn
  • The Lake Superior Canyon Project
  • Ball Jars
  • Gladys Hits a Racoon
  • Cowpies
  • Scrambled Eggs for Mom
  • Tent Caterpillars
  • Potato Salad
  • The Herdsman
  • The Flying Elvises on the 4th of July
  • The Hochstetter House
  • The Arrival of Liz


“Keillor is a master of the understated, and his comedic timing is impeccable.”
      —AudioFile [Earphones Award winner]

“Packed with whimsical and revealing observations, perfect for any who wants a solid introduction to the variety and comedy of Prairie Home Companion’s radio monologues.”
      —The Bookwatch

Author Bio

GARRISON KEILLOR is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius Satellite Radio, and via a live audio webcast.

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. When not touring, he resides in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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