publication date: Thursday, September 24, 2009 (part of Round XLI)

category: Literature

clue: This writer and speaker is known for his chronicles of lakes, prairies, and Norwegian plainfolk.

explanation: Keillor was known for the Lake Wobegon books and The Prairie Home Companion, about Norwegian-American people living in a small Minnesota town. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Ryan Dunn, Lori Lancaster, Walter Chesser, and Elaine Beckland


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