Author and national radio personality Garrison Keillor reads from his new Lake Wobegon novel, PONTOON.
Evelyn was a Sanctified Brethren woman of good standing, a devoted mother, a serious quilter. Only after she dies in her sleep, as she always wished she would, do we find out that she has been living a secret life. Garrison Keillor's latest Lake Wobegon novel is about courage and transformation in a town stuck in its ways.
Keillor is the host and writer of the public radio program, A Prairie Home Companion, now in its 30th year. He is the author of 16 books, most recently the New York Times bestseller Homegrown Democrat.Presented in partnership with WYPR and The Ivy Bookshop.
Recorded On: Saturday, October 27, 2007