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Wobegon boy

Garrison Keillor

Wobegon boy

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lutherans -- United States -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    First published: New York: Viking Penguin, 1997.

    StatementGarrison Keillor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination305p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18441622M
    ISBN 10057119351X, 0571194893


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