Item description for Lake Wobegon USA Rhubarb by Garrison Keillor...
These news from Lake Wobegon monologues are grouped by theme. Rhubarb includes "Rhubarb", "Sweet Corn," "The Sun's Gonna Shine Someday," and "Yellow Ribbon."
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Studio: Highbridge Audio
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.57" Width: 4.46" Height: 0.82" Weight: 0.17 lbs.
Binding Audio Cassette
Release Date May 1, 1995
Publisher Highbridge Audio
ISBN 1565111125 ISBN13 9781565111127 UPC 025024256844
Availability 0 units.
More About Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, home of A Prairie Home Companion, his radio show that has been on the air since 1974. He is the author of many books including the Lake Wobegon novels, and he edits the Good Poems anthologies. He is a contributor to the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, and Salon.com. In 2006, he wrote the screenplay for the film A Prairie Home Companion, directed by Robert Altman.
Garrison Keillor currently resides in St. Paul, in the state of Minnesota. Garrison Keillor was born in 1942.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Lake Wobegon USA Rhubarb?
Lake Wobegon U S A: Rhubarb Dec 15, 2008
I always enjoy Garrison Keillor, but this CD is absolutley the funniest one I've listened to. This could be prescribed as laugh therapy. As usual the characters seem so real, the descriptions so rich, it's like a decadent desert!!!!
Rhubarb comes alive under Keillor's direction Feb 2, 2001
"Rhubarb" is a collection of four stories from Garrison Keillor which take simple things in life and make them profound, in an absurd sort of way. Appropriately, the first story is called "Rhubarb". In it, Keillor basically gives his take on the history of rhubarb and tells how the plant affected its discoverers. Next, Keillor ventures into the "Sweet Corn" market by explaining how the vegetable saved, and ruined at the same time, the relationship between a mother and her son. Next comes "The Sun's Gonna Shine Someday", a story in which Clarence Bunsen rises above a miserable week. And finally, "Yellow Ribbon" explains how a teenager uses the opportunity to get away from Lake Wobegon to understand "his people", as well as himself, better. Overall, four very good, well told stories.