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In the twenty-five years since Garrison Keillor first brought it to life, the rural Minnesota town of Lake Wobegon has become a national treasure. In this lavishly produced photography book, word and image combine to illuminate the real Minnesota town-life, landscapes, and people who inspired its creation.



Taking us on a tour of Stearns County, the Minnesota county he deems

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Hardcover, 128 pages
Published December 8th 2006 (first published 2006)
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David Ward
In Search of Lake Wobegon by Garrison Keillor (Viking Books 2001) - This is a beautiful book of photographs of rural Minnesota taken by the very talented Richard Olsenius. The accompanying text, also by a homegrown Minnesotan Garrison Keillor, leaves no doubt in the reader's mind what Lake Wobegon looks and feels like. I've never been to Minnesota, but this book feels just like a trip home. My rating: 8.5/10, finished 3/9/14.
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reminds me of growing up in minnesota - photographs
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Garrison Keillor (born Gary Edward Keillor on August 7, 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, columnist, musician, satirist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show "A Prairie Home Companion".

Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, the son of Grace Ruth (née Denham) and John Philip Keillor, who was a carpenter and postal worker.
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