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That Time of Year A Minnesota Life by Garrison Keillor

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That Time of Year A Minnesota Life by Garrison Keillor



That Time of Year A Minnesota Life by Garrison Keillor
epub | 20.57 MB | English | Isbn:B08BGVS5MS |
Author: Garrison Keillor | PAge: 407 | Year: 2020


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With the warmth and humor we've come to know, the creator and host of A Prairie Home Companion shares his own remarkable story.
In That Time of Year, Garrison Keillor looks back on his life and recounts how a Brethren boy with writerly ambitions grew up in a small town on the Mississippi in the 1950s and, seeing three good friends die young, turned to comedy and radio. Through a series of unreasonable lucky breaks, he founded A Prairie Home Companion and put himself in line for a good life, including mistakes, regrets, and a few medical adventures. PHC lasted forty years, 750 shows, and enjoyed the freedom to do as it pleased for three or four million listeners every Saturday at 5 p.m. Central. He got to sing with Emmylou Harris and Renee Fleming and once sang two songs to the U.S. Supreme Court. He played a private eye and a cowboy, gave the news from his hometown, Lake Wobegon, and met Somali cabdrivers who'd learned English from listening to the...


Category:Midwest U.S. Biographies, Biographies & Memoirs of Authors, Biographies of Actors & Entertainers


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