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Garrison Keillor Explores the Despair of Public Radio in His New Novel.

Humorist and writer Garrison Keillor. In his new book, "Wobegon Boy," (Viking) Keillo transports one of his characters from Lake Wobegon to manage an upstate New York public radio station. Keillor hosts "A Prairie Home Companion" on National Public Radio on Saturday evenings, and authored "Lake Wobegon Days, Leaving Home," and "The Book of Guys."

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Other segments from the episode on October 21, 1997

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 21, 1997: Interview with Leonard Maltin; Commentary on Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff; Interview with Garrison Keillor; Review of Vivian Gornick's book "The End of…

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