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Garrison Keillor - 77 Love Sonnets - 9781852249007 - V9781852249007
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77 Love Sonnets

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Description for 77 Love Sonnets Paperback. Collection of love poems by celebrated American author. Garrison Keillor reads (or sings) all the poems in the book on two free CDs inside, with music by Rich Dworsky. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 7. Weight in Grams: 241.
'When I was 16, Helen Fleischman assigned me to memorise Shakespeare's Sonnet No. 29, When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, I all alone beweep my outcast stateA" for English class, and fifty years later, that poem is still in my head. Algebra got washed away, and geometry and most of biology, but those lines about the redemptive power of love in the face of shame are still here behind my eyeballs, more permanent than my own teeth. The sonnet is a durable good. These 77 of mine include sonnets of praise, some erotic, some lamentations, some street sonnets ... Read more

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About Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor is the host and writer of radio's 'A Prairie Home Companion' and 'The Writer's Almanac', and wrote the screenplay for Robert Altman's film 'A Prairie Home Companion' in which he also appears. Born in Anoka, Minnesota, in 1942, he graduated from the University of Minnesota, and lives in St Paul with his wife and daughter. Apart from a ... Read more

Reviews for 77 Love Sonnets
'If you've occasionally wished that the news from Lake Wobegon contained more erotic poetry - and really, who hasn't? - then you'll want to get your hands on Garrison Keillor's 77 Love Sonnets - Keillor's original poems of courtship, heartbreak and frank carnal desire, all of it well suited to the author's folksy, avuncular voice' - New York Times. 'The ... Read more

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