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Local Man Moves to the City

Performance - Spoken Word
Nonfiction: Public Radio / Garrison Keillor
Unabridged   1.25 hour(s)
Publication date: 10/06/2005

Local Man Moves to the City

Loose Talk from American Radio Company

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Audio CD ISBN:9781598870022
Digital Download ISBN:9781598879742


“New York is a hard place to visit, but a pretty good place to live,” says Garrison Keillor, and on this humorous and insightful audio collection he explains why.

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Product Description

This Grammy Award-nominated collection comprises 9 monologues in which Keillor reflects on New York City life through the eyes of a transplanted Minnesotan. These stories are among Keillor's very best work.

  1. Tishomingo Blues
  2. Liking New York
  3. Driving in the City
  4. Death in January
  5. Mother, Eloise, and Lent
  6. All Alone
  7. Thoreau on the Subway
  8. Blue Plastic
  9. True Elegance

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.