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Pontoon A novel of Lake Wobegon

A fresh and funny Lake Wobegon novel about a woman with a secret life. In Lake Wobegon lives a good Lutheran lady who is quite prepared to die and wishes to be cremated and her ashes placed inside a bowling ball and dropped into the lake, no prayers, no hymns, thank you very much. Meanwhile, the Detmer girl returns from California where she has made a killing in veterinary aromatherapy to marry her boyfriend Brent aboard Wally's pontoon boat, presided over by her minister, Misty Naylor of the Sisterhood of the Sacred Spirit.

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  • "Evelyn, a Sanctified Brethern woman and a devoted mother, dies on a Saturday morning with a final wish that her ashes be scattered over Lake Wobegon from a pontoon boat. After her death, her family finds out that she has been in love with Raoul, a Las Vegas man who showed her the joys of life."
  • "A fresh and funny Lake Wobegon novel about a woman with a secret life. In Lake Wobegon lives a good Lutheran lady who is quite prepared to die and wishes to be cremated and her ashes placed inside a bowling ball and dropped into the lake, no prayers, no hymns, thank you very much. Meanwhile, the Detmer girl returns from California where she has made a killing in veterinary aromatherapy to marry her boyfriend Brent aboard Wally's pontoon boat, presided over by her minister, Misty Naylor of the Sisterhood of the Sacred Spirit."@en
  • "A New York Times Bestselling Author. Evelyn was a Sanctified Brethren woman of good standing. Only after she dies in her sleep do we find out that she has been living a secret life with Raoul, who took her dancing and showed her the joys of life outside Lake Wobegon. Pontoon is a heartfelt and comic novel about courage and transformation in a town stuck in its ways."
  • "Astonished to learn that her impeccable mother led a secret life marked by her passionate love for a Las Vegas man and a private commitment to pleasure, Barbara elects to end destructive patterns in her own life while honoring her mother's final wishes."
  • "Astonished to learn that her impeccable mother led a secret life marked by her passionate love for a Las Vegas man and a private commitment to pleasure, Barbara elects to end destructive patterns in her own life while honoring her mother's final wishes."@en
  • "Garrison Keillor makes his long- awaited return to Lake Wobegon with this New York Times bestseller The first new Lake Wobegon novel in seven years is a cause for celebration. And Pontoon is nothing less than a spectacular return to form'replete with a bowling ball-urn, a hot-air balloon, giant duck decoys, a flying Elvis, and, most importantly, Wally's pontoon boat. As the wedding of the decade approaches (accompanied by wheels of imported cheese and giant shrimp shish kebabs), the good-loving people of Lake Wobegon do what they do best: drive each other slightly crazy."@en
  • "In the little town of Lake Wobegon, a "wedding" is planned down to the last detail, from the cheese and pate to the flying Elvis to the pontoon boat. Meanwhile, the surprising secret life of a recently deceased good Lutheran lady comes to light, her daughter meets a lover at the Romeo Motel, and a delegation of renegade Lutheran pastors from Denmark comes to town. That's just the beginning of the stories and characters that drift in on Pontoon."
  • "The people of Lake Wobegon continue their lives, getting themselves into entertaining situations."@en

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  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Powieść amerykańska"
  • "Humorous fiction"@en
  • "Humorous fiction"
  • "Domestic fiction"@en
  • "Satire"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"

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  • "Pontoon A novel of Lake Wobegon"@en
  • "Pontoon a Lake Wobegon novel"
  • "Pontoon : a novel of Lake Wobegon"
  • "Pontoon a novel of Lake Wobegon"
  • "Pontoon : a Novel of Lake Wobegon"@en
  • "Pontoon : novel of Lake Wobegon"@en
  • "Pontoon a novel of lake wobegon"@en
  • "Pontoon"
  • "PONTOON : A LAKE WOBEGON NOVEL"@en
  • "Pontoon : a Lake Wobegon novel"
  • "Pontoon : a Lake Wobegon novel"@en