By Garrison Keillor
Tales, essays, poems, and private memories from the sage of Lake Wobegon
When, at 13, he stuck on as a sportswriter for the Anoka usher in, Garrison Keillor got down to develop into a certified author, and so he has done—a storyteller, someday comic, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a unmarried quantity brings jointly the total variety of his paintings: monologues from A Prairie domestic better half, tales from the hot Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an in depth creation and headnotes, photos, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader additionally offers items by no means sooner than released, together with the essays “Cheerfulness” and “What we've discovered So Far.”
Keillor is the founder and host of A Prairie domestic significant other, celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2014. he's the writer of 19 books of fiction and humor, the editor of the nice Poems collections, and a member of the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters.
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Getting the ambassador out of her presence and into Phule's office would let her relax again-no matter how cute she thought he was. A few steps down a short corridor took Phule into the Comm Center. The handsome, impeccably groomed ambassador had taken a seat and was making himself as unobtrusive as possible behind a news printout, so as not to set off Rose's defensive reaction. He was, after all, a diplomat, and he had met Rose before. Gottesman rose to his feet when the captain entered. "Hello, Ambassador, come right on in," said Phule, shaking the older man's hand.
Every true follower-" "I'll warn you, that sounds a lot like sedition to me," said one cop. " said Takamine, his face lighting up. "I knew this man was a troublemaker when I first laid eyes on him. That greasy hair, that sneer-" "But it weren't me, I tell you," said Rev. "That's what I've been trying to tell you, too," said Phule. "There are at least eleven legionnaires who resemble this man, plus quite a few of your own citizens-" "Dozens," said Rev confidently. " "I've heard just about enough of that," said the cop who'd accused Rev of sedition.
The handsome, impeccably groomed ambassador had taken a seat and was making himself as unobtrusive as possible behind a news printout, so as not to set off Rose's defensive reaction. He was, after all, a diplomat, and he had met Rose before. Gottesman rose to his feet when the captain entered. "Hello, Ambassador, come right on in," said Phule, shaking the older man's hand. "It's good to see you again, Captain," said the ambassador with a warm smile. " "Thanks," said Phule. "I am, a little bit-in between the usual unrelenting work.
The Keillor Reader by Garrison Keillor