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Garrison Keillor
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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Chronology
*Happy to Be Here: Even More Stories and Comic Pieces, 1982
*Lake Wobegon Days, 1985
*Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories, 1987
*We Are Still Married: Stories and Letters, 1989
*WLT: A Radio Romance, 1991
*The Book of Guys: Stories, 1993
*Cat, You Better Come Home, 1995
*The Old Man Who Loved Cheese, 1996
*Sandy Bottom Orchestra, 1996
*Wobegon Boy, 1997
*Me By Jimmy (Big Boy) Valente, 1999
*Minnesota Days: Our Heritage in Stories, Art, and Photos (coauthor), 1999
*Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, 2001
*In Search of Lake Wobegon (photography), 2001
*Love Me, 2003
*Homegrown Democrat: A Few Plain Thoughts from the Heart of America, 2004
*Good Poems for Hard Times, 2005
*A Prairie Home Companion, 2006
*Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel, 2007
Photo by Cheryl Walsh Belville