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Pontoon

A Lake Wobegon Novel

by Garrison Keillor

Hardcover, 248 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |

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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.

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