Summer Love: Garrison Keillor and the cast of A Prairie Home Companion

Overview

In the summer of 2010, Garrison Keillor, Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, and sound-effects artist Fred Newman went on a whirlwind tour of 25 cities in less than two months. The theme was everlasting love; the shows were jam-packed with tender duets and ballads, poetry, and stories of passion and marriage, all done Prairie Home Companion-style.

Now the best performances from that tour are available on this Summer Love collection. Never broadcast and ...

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Overview

In the summer of 2010, Garrison Keillor, Nickel Creek’s Sara Watkins, the Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band, and sound-effects artist Fred Newman went on a whirlwind tour of 25 cities in less than two months. The theme was everlasting love; the shows were jam-packed with tender duets and ballads, poetry, and stories of passion and marriage, all done Prairie Home Companion-style.

Now the best performances from that tour are available on this Summer Love collection. Never broadcast and therefore available for the first time on this collection, selections include favorite Prairie Home Companion elements: Guy Noir, “show sponsor” commercials, and the News from Lake Wobegon.

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Editorial Reviews

SMU Daily Campus
REVIEWS FROM THE TOUR:

“A refreshing program that will remind you that life is always meaningful.”
SMU Daily Campus

Arizona Daily Sun
REVIEWS FROM THE TOUR:

“A refreshing program that will remind you that life is always meaningful.”
SMU Daily Campus

Grand Rapids Press
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“The first devoted fans showed up five hours early to get good seats.”
Arizona Daily Sun

Salt Lake Tribune
REVIEWS FROM THE TOUR:

“First loves, misguided loves, window-steaming loves, small town romances.”
Grand Rapids Press

From the Publisher
REVIEWS FROM THE TOUR:

“The evening was in all ways wonderful.”
Salt Lake Tribune

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611742794
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 5/17/2011
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Original audio format; 2 hours
  • Sales rank: 670,507
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Garrison Keillor

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.

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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