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A Minnesota Book of Days
 
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Howard Mohr
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A Minnesota Book of Days

3.27 of 5 stars 3.27  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Mr. Mohr has taken a vacation from his lawn chair and looking at the horizon to create this book of funny days, many of which feature his good friend and neighbor, Harold Mire (married to Ethel), whose passion in life is car repair.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published August 1st 1989 by Penguin Books
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Susan
Sep 05, 2009 Susan rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Mohr gives a day by day account of life in Minnesota, from incidents in the life of "Harold Mire" and family, to sightings of Minnesota Big Foot, who is usually bemused by the activities of the humans around him. Three-hundred sixty six entries, ranging from a few sentences to a page or more, full of gentle humor--a delightful read.
Janet Green
It's been a very long time since I first read this book, but I still giggle every time I think of how Big Foot kept popping up. And, I truly believe every town needs a Bigger Hammer Hardware. Just really delightful "everytown" humor.
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Howard Mohr was a writer and performer for several years on the radio program A Prairie Home Companion. He has since created two long-running musicals based on How to Talk Minnesotan. Twin Cities Public Television filmed a popular award-winning version of Howard’s book in 1991. He lives with his wife in Cottonwood, Minnesota.
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