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How to Talk Minnesotan A Visitor's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0140092846

ISBN-13: 9780140092844

Edition: N/A

Authors: Howard Mohr, Garrison Keillor

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List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Garrison Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota in 1942 and was educated at the University of Minnesota. Keillor worked for Minnesota Public Radio and later broadcasted A Prairie Home Companion from a theater in St. Paul, which still holds 2.2 million listeners. He also hosts The Writer's Almanac, a daily radio program Keillor wrote Lake Woebegon Days and Wobegone Boy and has also contributed to Time magazine and Salon, an Internet magazine.

Foreword by Author's Mechanic
Getting Started in Minnesotan
The Power of the Negative
Eating In in Minnesota
Basic Conversations
Dining Out in Minnesota
What to Say When You've Arrived
Talking Cars in Minnesota
How We Write Our Poetry Here and What We Do with It
Oh, For and Heckuva Deal
Your Winter Vacation in Minnesota
Books, Grants, and Fuel Oil
Minnesota Doctors and Hospitals
Talking Money and Road Repairs in Minnesota
Romance and Marriage in Minnesota
Living Off the Land, Snowbirds, and So ... Then
Wyoming, Golf, and the Law, Minnesota-Style
Non Sequiturs, Rebuttals, and Gifts
Minnesota Psychiatry
Cassettes, Mysteries, and Customs
Though, Groves, Seniors, and Poker Parties
Minnesota Body Language
Directions, Church, Lake, and Cabin
I Don't Know and Minnesota Firsts
Lists, the Phone, For Sure, Saying Too Much
The Minnesota Long Good-bye
Conclusion: Whatever