Selected Shorts: American Classics

CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: DD2082
Released: Apr 01, 2010
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781934033128
Narrator/s: Various
Publisher: Symphony Space
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Description

Recorded live at 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, featuring performances by Jerry Stiller, Stockard Channing, and Christine Baranski.

Professional reviews

"Balancing easy wit, an astonishing breadth of style and language, and just a hint of honest nostalgia, Symphony Space has put together yet another stellar collection celebrating the best in American literature. Each of these eight short stories is matched with an outstanding narration, and each of these wonderful performances is recorded in front of an appreciative live audience. Hearing the collective hush of the crowd at the end of Christine Baranski's reading of Joyce Carol Oates's eerie "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?", Jerry Stiller's best borscht-belt timing on John Sayles's "At the Anarchists' Convention," and Carmen de Lavallade's wonderful little laugh as she concludes Alice Walker's "Everyday Use" creates moments to be savored. B.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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