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Pontoon

(2007)
(A book in the Lake Wobegon series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel (nominee)
In his fourth Lake Wobegon novel, Garrison Keillor returns to the little town that time forgot.

The fictional Minnesota town of Lake Wobegon is real to millions of A Prairie Home Companion fans, who tune in each week for the latest news about its strong women and good-looking men. Like Sinclair Lewis's Gopher Prairie, it is part of literary legend. Four novels have been set among its quiet streets: Lake Wobegon Days, Wobegon Boy, Lake Wobegon Summer 1956, and now Pontoon.

Garrison Keillor's latest book is about the wedding of a girl named Dede Ingebretson, who comes home from California with a guy named Brent. Dede has made a fortune in veterinary aromatherapy; Brent bears a strong resemblance to a man wanted for extortion who's pictured on a poster in the town's post office. Then there's the memorial service for Dede's aunt Evelyn, who led a footloose and adventurous life after the death of her husband. Add a surprise boyfriend and a band of newly arrived Mormon missionaries, and the gently rendered chaos is complete.

Full of richly drawn characters, sly wit, and indelible descriptions of everyday life in the heartland, Pontoon is another unforgettable portrait of the little town we love.


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Hardback Editions

December 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-571-24022-4 / 978-0-571-24022-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-7862-9732-8 / 978-0-7862-9732-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon (Lake Wobegon Novels)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-670-06356-8 / 978-0-670-06356-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

September 2008 : UK Perfect Paperback
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Title: PONTOON: A NOVEL OF LAKE WOBEGON (LAKE WOBEGON SERIES)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-571-24016-X / 978-0-571-24016-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: FABER
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August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (Lake Wobegon Series)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-571-21725-7 / 978-0-571-21725-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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August 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (Lake Wobegon Novels)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 1-59413-278-X / 978-1-59413-278-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Pr
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August 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon (Lake Wobegon Novels)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-14-311410-7 / 978-0-14-311410-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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October 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-571-21724-9 / 978-0-571-21724-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: Pontoon
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0-7394-9351-5 / 978-0-7394-9351-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

September 2007 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Pontoon (Lake Wobegon Novels)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 1-59887-522-1 / 978-1-59887-522-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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June 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Pontoon (Lake Wobegon)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 1-59887-934-0 / 978-1-59887-934-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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September 2007 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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September 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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September 2007 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

February 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Pontoon: A Lake Wobegon Novel (Lake Wobegon Series)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Pontoon: A Novel of Lake Wobegon (Lake Wobegon Novels)
Author(s): Garrison Keillor
Publisher: Penguin Books
Availability: Amazon