The Zombies of Lake Woebegotton Summary and Reviews

The Zombies of Lake Woebegotton

Zombie Uprising

by Harrison Geillor

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The town of Lake Woebegotton, MN is a small town, filled with ordinary (yet above average) people, leading ordinary lives. Ordinary, that is, until the dead start coming back to life, with the intent to feast upon the living! Now this small town of above average citizens must overcome their petty rivalries and hidden secrets in order to survive an onslaught of the dead.

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"Starred Review. Dry humor leads to moments of real feeling and pathos. A Minnesotan might say that it's pretty good if you like that kind of thing." - Publishers Weekly

"Zombies actually works on a couple of levels. First, it is a quick, solid, fun read that deftly gives you a poke in the ribs with the wink of an eye toward the good people of Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon. Second, it works as a creepy story of small-town paranoia, sort of a tongue-in-cheek version of Salem's Lot but with zombies instead of vampires." - Fangoria.com

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Harrison Geillor

Harrison Geillor was born in a small three-room farm house in central MN, sometime in the middle of the twentieth century. He attended one of Minnesota's prestigious institutions of higher learning, where he obtained a degree in English. Like English majors everywhere, he wanted only to work in a variety of jobs that had nothing to do with books or literature. At some point in his life he decided that the best way to appreciate Minnesota was to appreciate it from afar. He splits his time between Santa Cruz and San Francisco, only returning to Minnesota for smelt fishing, and the occasional family reunion.

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