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Porch Sofa Almanac free pdf For Peter Smith, the assignment from Minnesota Public Radio was simple: "try to do something about Minnesota." So he began exploring the simple, everyday Minnesota things he came across and sharing them with listeners each Tuesday morning. The result is a hilarious, often wry, and always remarkable portrait of everyday life in the Land of 10,000 Lakes that will resonate with Minnesotans from the state's biggest cities to its smallest towns."A Porch Sofa Almanac" is the first collection of Smith's essays for MPR-stories that keep close to the ground and reflect on the common experiences of being a Minnesotan. Small-town football, stacks of Hudson Bay blankets in an antique store, ice fishing, and even those soggy gloves that emerge from melting snowbanks each spring. Following the calendar year, Smith's reflections are the perfect season-by-season companion for that chair by the fireplace, a bench by the campfire, a seat on the bus or train-or, of course, a porch sofa."A Porch Sofa Almanac" ultimately casts Minnesota in a wholly unique light. As Smith writes, "The entire state comes across as some wonderful, slightly quirky treasure unearthed at a church basement rummage sale." Much loved-perhaps a little rough around the edges-and absolutely ready to be shared.

About Peter Smith

Peter Smith is a veteran of Twin Cities advertising and a regular contributor to "Morning Edition" on Minnesota Public Radio. He writes magazine features, fiction, and occasional op-ed pieces for the "Star Tribune." He and his wife live in Hopkins, Minnesota.

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Author : Peter Smith
Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
Data Published : 25 August 2010
ISBN : 0816672326
EAN : 9780816672325
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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