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A Christmas blizzard

Garrison Keillor

A Christmas blizzard

  • 349 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travelers -- Fiction,
  • Blizzards -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • North Dakota -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Garrison Keillor.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.E3755 C48 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833664M
    ISBN 101410423069
    ISBN 109781410423061
    LC Control Number2009040052
    OCLC/WorldCa452286398

    Christmas Eve Blizzard is a beautifully written book. The messages in the book are appropriate for all ages. The illustrations, by Emanuel Schongut, delicately portray the harsh conditions of the storm and tell the tale in pictures as effectively as it is told in words. The inimitable Garrison Keillor spins "a Christmas tale that makes Dickens seem unimaginative by comparison" (Charlotte Creative Loafing)Snow is falling all across the Midwest as James Sparrow, a country- bumpkin-turned-energy-drink-tycoon, and his wife awaken in their sky- rise apartment overlooking : Penguin Publishing Group.   A short comic novel about a Hawaii-bound holiday traveler who ends up stranded in his North Dakota hometown during a blizzard.A wealthy and depressed man (thanks to the economy he's not quite rich enough to expand his cache of paintings by Vincent Van Guy, the famed Dutch realist) bound for Christmas in the tropics is abruptly summoned home to North . A masterful portrait of a tragic crucible in the settlement of the American heartland - the 'Children's Blizzard' of The gripping story of an epic prairie snowstorm that killed hundreds of newly arrived settlers and cast a shadow on the promise of the American frontier.


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Like Charles Dickens, he is a national treasure/5(88). Book Title: The Christmas Blizzard Author: Garrison Keillor Genre: General Fiction, Humor Rating: 4 Stars Format: Book on CD If you've ever listened to Garrison Keillor on "A Prairie Home Companion" telling the tales of Lake Woebegon, you'll know what a joy it is to listen to a storyteller weave a tale that amuses and teaches, all at the same time/5.

The Christmas Blizzard is one of those books, for me. It's not thick, it's actually a pretty flimsy paperback - but it DOES look like fun, and it is. Sissy McNab tells oldtimer Maynard Jenkins that a snowstorm is on the way, prompting him to tell her the story of the blizzard of 'Cited by: 1.

The Christmas Blizzard book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. One year the North Pole is too hot for Christmas, so a young /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the A Christmas Blizzard: A Novel by Garrison Keillor at Barnes & Noble.

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Even down with the stomach bug, Mrs. A wealthy and depressed man (thanks to the economy, he's not quite rich enough to expand his cache of paintings by Vincent Van Guy, the famed Dutch realist) bound for Christmas in the tropics is abruptly summoned home to North Dakota to visit an ailing aunt.

He arrives just in time to be trapped there by a blizzard. A charming holiday farce, A CHRISTMAS BLIZZARD follows James Sparrow as he returns from Chicago to his lunatic family in Looseleaf, North Dakota in the midst of.

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