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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (769 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Garrison Keillor Narrator: Garrison Keillor Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Garrison Keillor returns to the little town we love and continues to chronicle the lives of our favorite folks.

Lake Wobegon is in a frenzy of preparations for the Fourth of July. This being Wobegon, lives collide and relationships develop in the oddest ways. Take Clint Bunson, the treasurer of the Lutheran church and the auto mechanic who starts cars on below-zero mornings. For six years, he has run the Fourth of July parade, turning what was once a line of pickup trucks into an event of dazzling spectacle.

The town is dizzy with anticipation—until they hear of Clint’s ambition to run for Congress. They know about his episodes with vodka sours, his rocky marriage, and his friendship with the 24-year-old who dresses up as the Statue of Liberty for the parade and may be buck naked beneath her robes.

In Keillor’s words, “It is Lake Wobegon as you imagined it—good loving people who drive each other crazy.”

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Listener Opinions

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Joanna Weissen | 2/17/2014

    " I really enjoy Garrison Keillor and his stories from Lake Wobegon. The characters in NFLW are always entertaining and while not always "laugh out loud" funny, they are amusing. That's why the horribleness of this book was so shocking. I was determined to finish it or else it would have gotten tossed out after the first few chapters. The story was not entertaining or cohesive. The characters felt like total strangers. There was no humor in this book at all. The one nice thing I can say about the book is that it was short. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Erin | 2/11/2014

    " An amusing, quick read. More of a character sketch of the town, than a real novel. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Nicholas Griffith | 2/5/2014

    " I learned from this book that although I usually hate Keillor's radio show, he is an incredible writer. And god can Minnesota be funny. It's a must read if you consider yourself a Minnesotan. For anyone who's ever been to Minnesota for that matter. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Molly | 1/26/2014

    " Meh, it's good enough for the subway. I really enjoy "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio, but this is not anywhere near as good as the radio show. "

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About the Author
Author Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than thirty-five 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.