Selected Shorts: Family Matters (Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story)
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- Seller:Destinations Booksellers
- Sales Rank:1,980,251
- Format:Audiobook, CD
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Audio CD
- Number Of Items:3
- Running Time:10800 Minutes
- Edition:abridged edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.4
- Dimensions (in):5.7 x 0.7 x 5
- Publication Date:October 1, 2007
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Recorded live at the Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and at venues across the United States, these audio anthologies feature short stories from the Selected Shorts program that airs nationwide. More than 300,000 listeners tune in to this offering weekly to hear some of their favorite tales read aloud by an assortment of distinguished actors.
Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families—many depicted from a kid’s-eye-view—are the theme for this compilation. They include, Shirley Jackson’s "Charles" read by Lois Smith, Etgar Keret’s "Pride and Joy" read by Robert Sean Leonard, Diane Leslie’s "A Life of Crime" read by Jill Eikenberry, Rick Moody’s "Boys" read by B. D. Wong, Frank O’Connor’s "First Confession" read by Malachy McCourt, Grace Paley’s "The Loudest Voice" read by Linda Lavin, and Touré’s "Solomon’s Big Day: A Children’s Story" read by Daniel Alexander Jones.
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