Garrison Keillor: Christmas Blizzard

MON, DEC 14, 2009 (1:28:02)

Garrison Keillor, author, and host of A Prairie Home Companion, reads from his new book, A Christmas Blizzard. A Christmas Blizzard is vintage Keillor, a wry, witty look at a contemporary Scrooge that is sure to please. Follow the journey of James and Joyce Sparrow as they struggle with each other, Christmas in general, and their life circumstances. Everything changes when James finds himself snowed-in in a fishing shack during a blizzard where he meets a wolf, the Big Hair Lady, and a Chinese wise man, each attempting to teach him the great mystery of life.

+ BIO: Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor has been host of public radio’s A Prairie Home Companion for more than 35 years, where he has captivated millions of public radio listeners with his weekly “News from Lake Wobegon” monologues. Keillor is also the author of several books and a frequent contributor to national publications including Time, The New Yorker, and National Geographic, in addition to writing his own syndicated column. He has been awarded a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment of the Humanities.

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