Life, love, death, hope, and a hysterical scene involving a bowling ball and a parasail. It’s all in this wonderful new Lake Wobegon novel, written and read by Garrison Keillor. The plot largely revolves around four characters: Debbie Detmer, who, after many years in California, has returned home to hold her “commitment ceremony”; Evelyn Peterson, an unexpected woman, whose death makes all kinds of things happen; and Evelyn’s daughter and grandson, who learn to cope with the past and future. Various townsfolk also appear in much the way they do in Keillor’s monologues on “A Prairie Home Companion.” The results are moving, tear-jerking, and very, very funny. And the narration—well, it is the best it could possibly be. A.C.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, AudioFile Best Audiobook of 2007 © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 07/ JAN 08]
Trade Ed. HighBridge Audio 2007
CD ISBN 978-1-59887-522-5 $36.95 Seven CDs
DD ISBN $25.97
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