Selected Shorts: American Classics (Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story)
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- Sales Rank:998,203
- Format:Abridged, 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
- Publication Date:April 1, 2010
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A compilation of classic tales by great American writers performed by terrific actors, with a lineup ranging from Eudora Welty’s hilarious story of an independent young woman striking out on her own, "Why I Live at the P.O." read to wacky perfection by Stockard Channing to Joyce Carol Oates’ sly, creepy tale of a teenage girl’s seduction by a dangerous drifter, "Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?," read poignantly by Christine Baranski to Edgar Allen Poe’s terrifyingly delicious "The Black Cat," read by René Auberjonois. Other featured stories include Alice Walker’s "Everyday Use" read by Carmen de Lavallade, John Cheever’s "Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor" performed by Malachy McCourt, Amy Tan’s "Rules of the Game" read by Freda Foh Shen and Jerry Stiller reading John Sayles laugh-out-loud classic "At the Anarchists’ Convention" by John Sayles.
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