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Author Keillor, Garrison.

Title Leaving home / Garrison Keillor.

Published London ; Boston : Faber and Faber, [1988, c1987].


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xxiii, [3], 244 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes Short stories in English. American writers,. 1945- -Texts (BNB/PRECIS)
Contents Introduction : a letter from Copenhagen -- Trip to Grand Rapids -- Ten-dollar bill -- Easter -- Corinne -- Glass of Wendy -- Speeding ticket -- Seeds -- Chicken -- How the crab apple grew -- Truckstop -- Dale -- High rise -- Collection -- Life is good -- Lyle's roof -- Pontoon boat -- State fair -- David and Agnes, a romance -- Killer -- Eloise -- Royal family -- Homecoming -- Brethren -- Thanksgiving -- Darlene makes a move -- Christmas dinner -- Exiles -- New Year's -- Where did it go wrong? -- Post office -- Out in the cold -- Hawaii -- Hansel -- Du, du Liegst mir im Herzen -- Aprille -- Goodbye to the lake.
Summary In this collection of stories about small-town life, Dale takes a step toward manhood and Darlene sets off for Minneapolis to begin a new life.
Local note SpC/POYN copy has the bookplate of Orde Poynton. It is in original illustrated dust wrapper.
Subject City and town life -- Fiction.
Humorous stories, American.
Lake Wobegon (Minn. : Imaginary place) -- Fiction.
Minnesota -- Fiction.
Local donor Poynton, Orde Donor.
ISBN 0571151558 (cloth)