A Prairie Home Christmas (CompactDisc)

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Originally broadcast on Christmas Eve 1994, "A Prairie Home Christmas" is a delightful compilation of all-time-favorite highlights from past holiday broadcasts of Garrison Keillor''s " A Prairie Home Companion."

Contents:
Christmas Time''s a Comin''; Jordan Carols; Shop for Christmas Presents; Scrooge; Children, Go Where I Send Thee; The Twelve Days of Christmas; Christmas Gifts for the Staff; If It Doesn''t Snow on Christmas; Settin'' by the Fire; Nothing But a Child; Christ Child''s Lullaby; Nowell: Owt of Your Sleep; Bach''s Christmas Oratorio; A Polish Christmas with Walter Bobbie; Det Kimmer Nu; Oh How Lovely Is the Evening; Silent Night; Nine Lessons and Carols; Carol of the Children; Mr. Bergy''s Christmas; Solstice Medley; The Christmas Pageant; There Are Angels Hovering Round; O Little Town of Bethlehem

Specifications

Publisher Workman Pub Co
Mfg Part# 9781565111240
SKU 30812490
Format CD
ISBN10 1565111249
Release Date 4/16/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 5H x 5.75L x 0.5T
Author Info
Garrison Keillor
Gary Edward (later Garrison) Keillor was born in 1942 in Anoka, Minnesota, into a family that adhered to a fundamentalist Christian sect, the Plymouth Brethren--and had a childhood he describes as "very happy." He attended the University of Minnesota, receiving his B. A. in 1966, and did graduate work from 1966 to 1968. In 1965, Keillor married Mary C. Guntzel. They had a son, Jason; they were divorced in 1976. A devotee of the Grand Ole Opry, Keillor began hosting "A Prairie Home Companion" on Minnesota Public Radio, and soon the show went national. He was greatly influenced by relatives who gave "long, meandering talks" at family gatherings. As his success grew, and the books inspired by his show lingered on the bestseller lists, Keillor grew more and more ambivalent about celebrity and losing touch with his Midwestern roots. He detested the onslaught of shopping malls and encroaching urbanization of his hometown. He shocked his following in 1984 when he closed "A Prairie Home Companion." He moved to Denmark in 1987 with his second wife, but eventually returned to the U.S. (until 1992 he was a staff writer at The New Yorker), where after another divorce he married wife number three, a violinist.
From the Publisher
Editors Note Originally broadcast on Christmas Eve 1994, A Prairie Home Christmas is a delightful compilation of all-time-favorite highlights from past holiday broadcasts of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion.Contents:Christmas Time's a Comin'; Jordan Carols; Shop for Christmas Presents; Scrooge; Children, Go Where I Send Thee; The Twelve Days of Christmas; Christmas Gifts for the Staff; If It Doesn't Snow on Christmas; Settin' by the Fire; Nothing But a Child; Christ Child's Lullaby; Nowell: Owt of Your Sleep; Bach's Christmas Oratorio; A Polish Christmas with Walter Bobbie; Det Kimmer Nu; Oh How Lovely Is the Evening; Silent Night; Nine Lessons and Carols; Carol of the Children; Mr. Bergy's Christmas; Solstice Medley; The Christmas Pageant; There Are Angels Hovering Round; O Little Town of Bethlehem
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Book Format Audio Cassette - Unabridged / Audio CD - Unabridged
Number of Pages 1
Publisher Highbridge Company
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