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The News from Lake Wobegon, 1-Month Subscription | [Garrison Keillor]

The News from Lake Wobegon, 1-Month Subscription

"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown...." Garrison Keillor first did his monologue in 1974 to an audience of 20 in a St. Paul theater. Today, more than 2.2 million people tune in each week to hear the tall tales and sweet stories about the citizens of this small Minnesota town. Get the latest issue or subscribe!
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"It's been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon, my hometown...." Garrison Keillor first did his monologue in 1974 to an audience of 20 in a St. Paul theater. Today, more than 2.2 million people tune in each week to hear the tall tales and sweet stories about the citizens of this small Minnesota town. It's a town where "the women are strong, the men are good-looking, and all of the children are above average." Keillor's monologues capture the nuances of country life and of growing up American with eloquence and subtle humor - the luxury of rhubarb pie, the Krebsbachs' thrifty vacation, the vapor lights of Our Lady of Perpetual Responsibility. Step into "the little town that time forgot" and you'll forget it's not your own town, yet feel so close to home.

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    Michael Daniel Island, SC, USA 10-17-03
    Michael Daniel Island, SC, USA 10-17-03
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    "Not worth wasting a subscription credit."

    I do enjoy listening to The Prarie Home Companion whenever I can. And I do believe that The News From Lake Wobegon is the highlight of the show. I just don't feel that 20 minutes is worth a subscription credit. For example, you can enjoy an entire hour of This American Life or Car Talk for the same credit - 3 times the enjoyment, assuming you enjoy either show I just mentioned. I would give this a higher rating if there were more content.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Joseph A. Valdosta, GA, USA 02-19-05
    Joseph A. Valdosta, GA, USA 02-19-05
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    "Not the Prarie Home Companion"

    This is not the Prarie Home Companion show but only about 10-15 minutes of Garrison's monologues. What a disappointment!

    12 of 18 people found this review helpful
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    Brooks ESSEX, CT, USA 03-18-04
    Brooks ESSEX, CT, USA 03-18-04
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    "That's All? Where's the rest?"

    I have been listening to Garison Kieler for over 15 years, now I have a hard time with schedule to tune him in, I was listening to my ipod and than after a brief story of what I would say was about 20 minutes it was over. What happened to the rest of the program? Or is that just a tease? Not a good tease, that is like going to a great restaurant and they bring you out a sample of a very delicious meal and say, "thats it folks". It is not fair to his guest that appear on the show not to be reconized. I have went out and bought CD's in behalf of some of the guest's he has had on his show.

    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Dr Writer Mom NJ, USA 01-08-04
    Dr Writer Mom NJ, USA 01-08-04 Listener Since 2000
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    "A must have for the Garrison Keillor fan on the go"

    I have been a fan of Garrison Keillor for 15 years, but these days, I never seem to be able to catch "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio. This audio subscription keeps Lake Wobegon only an iPod click away. Thanks, audible.com !

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Samuel COAL CENTER, PA, USA 10-17-05
    Samuel COAL CENTER, PA, USA 10-17-05
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    "Excellent, good wholesome fun."

    Timely stories, that almost makes you feel part of the family.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    David 08-06-04
    David 08-06-04 Member Since 2003

    I am a student of life! As a life-long learner, my Audible account adds so much to my life!

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    "Save it!"

    Mindless trivel from a mindless trible.

    3 of 51 people found this review helpful
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