A Prairie Home Companion Motherhood

A Prairie Home Companion Motherhood

Audio CD(2 hours on 2 CDs)

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Collected from live radio broadcasts of A Prairie Home Companion, these humorous and heart-warming stories and songs celebrate the ups and downs of motherhood. Includes the News from Lake Wobegon, and guest appearances from Robin and Linda Williams, Inga Swearingen, Vern Sutton, Prudence Johnson, the Rankin Family, and more.“She brought you forth out of the cloud of genetics and fed and clothed you and taught you to wipe yourself and say Please and Thank You and never expected you to pay her back, only that you behave appropriately and try to make something of yourself and not land in prison but if you had, she'd love you because after all she's your Mother.”      -Garrison Keillor

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615730407
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Publication date: 03/09/2010
Series: Prairie Home Companion (Audio)
Edition description: 2 hours on 2 CDs
Pages: 2
Sales rank: 434,012
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Garrison Keillor, born in Anoka, Minnesota, is an essayist, columnist, blogger, and writer of sonnets, songs, and limericks. Keillor wrote and hosted the radio show A Prairie Home Companion for forty years. He and his wife, Jenny Lind Nilsson, live in Minneapolis and New York.


St. Paul, Minnesota

Date of Birth:

August 7, 1942

Place of Birth:

Anoka, Minnesota


B.A., University of Minnesota, 1966

Table of Contents

  • Mom: Facebook
  • “Mama’s Hungry Eyes”
  • How to Write a Letter to Mom
  • “Shirley World”
  • Mother’s Day Quilt
  • Beebopareebop Rhubarb Pie: Mother’s Day Dinner
  • “Mama Told Me Not to Come”
  • Butter
  • “Trees”
  • The News from Lake Wobegon: Scrambled Eggs for Mom
  • “Hush Little Baby”
  • Mother’s Day Ballads
  • The Lives of the Cowboys: A Visit from Mom
  • “My Mother Was a Lady”
  • Mother’s Day: Creationism
  • “Tell My Ma”(Includes “Molly Rankin’s Reel”)
  • Mom: The Melon Baller
  • Mother’s Day: The Prison Break
  • The News from Lake Wobegon: Mother-Daughter Dinner
  • Customer Reviews