Portable Prairie

Portable Prairie

Confessions of An Unsettled Midwesterner

Book - 2005 | 1st ed
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beyond home demands our presence, however veiled its purposes. Andersen's storytelling is at once emotional and intelligent, funny and bittersweet. Book jacket.
For fans of Russell Baker and Garrison Keillor, M.J. Andersen's memoir of growing up in and leaving South Dakota is a heartfelt look at our lifelong quest to recover "home" in all its forms. Through her moving narrative, she introduces us to her hardworking newspaper family, the order of Job's Daughters (founded to prepare young women for adversity), Princeton in the 70s, her early days as an aspiring writer, and the unexpected richness of single life. Ultimately she shows how the world
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0312326890
Branch Call Number: 917.7 AND
Characteristics: x, 241 p. ; 22 cm


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