Pretty Good Bits From a Prairie Home Companion

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Ever wondered what makes over 3 million listeners tune in week after week to Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion? Thought about a visit to Lake Wobegon but never got around to it? Now is the time to find out and take a special tour. Pretty Good Bits is a special limited edition sampler containing "pretty good bits" from this popular radio program, including an episode of Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye, ads from loyal sponsors, trademark sound effects, and a classic News ...
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Overview


Ever wondered what makes over 3 million listeners tune in week after week to Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion? Thought about a visit to Lake Wobegon but never got around to it? Now is the time to find out and take a special tour. Pretty Good Bits is a special limited edition sampler containing "pretty good bits" from this popular radio program, including an episode of Guy Noir: Radio Private Eye, ads from loyal sponsors, trademark sound effects, and a classic News from Lake Wobegon monologue.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565118157
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Original radio broadcast; 1 hour on 1 CD
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 546,773
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 5.62 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Garrison Keillor

GARRISON KEILLOR is America‚Äôs 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.

Biography

Garrison Keillor is the author of thirteen books, including Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, Wobegon Boy, and Lake Wobegon Days. From 1999-2001, Keillor wrote a column "Dear Mr. Blue: Advice for Lovers and Writers" on Salon.com. Keillor's popular Saturday-night public radio show, A Prairie Home Companion, is in its twenty-seventh season. He lives in St. Paul with his wife and daughter.

Author biography courtesy of Penguin Group (USA).

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    1. Also Known As:
      Gary Edward Keillor (real name)
      Garrison Keillor
    2. Hometown:
      St. Paul, Minnesota
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 7, 1942
    2. Place of Birth:
      Anoka, Minnesota
    1. Education:
      B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

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