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American Classics [electronic Resource]

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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Audio Ebook

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Publish Date

2010

ISBN

9781934033128


Format: Audio Ebook
Summary: A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.
Title: American classics [electronic resource] / a presentation of Symphony Space ; a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.
Publisher Date: New York : Symphony Space, Inc, 2010.
Subject: American fiction
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Isbn: 9781934033128
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Call Number: PS645 .S25 2010ab
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Format: Audio Ebook
Uniform Title: Selected shorts (Radio program). Selections.
Summary: A collection of eight short stories by well-known American authors.
Title: American classics [electronic resource] / a presentation of Symphony Space ; a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.
Publisher, Date: New York : Symphony Space, Inc, 2010.
Series: Selected shorts, a celebration of the short story
Series: Selected shorts
Subjects: American fiction
Genre: Short stories, American.
Genre: Literary readings (Radio programs)
Genre: Audiobooks
Other Author: Shen, Freda Foh
Other Author: Strathairn, David
Other Author: Channing, Stockard
Other Author: Auberjonois, René, 1940-
Other Author: Baranski, Christine
Other Author: Stiller, Jerry
Other Author: De Lavallade, Carmen, 1931-
Other Author: McCourt, Malachy, 1931-
Other Author: Tan, Amy. Rules of the game.
Other Author: Barthelme, Donald. Game.
Other Author: Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Black cat
Other Author: Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- Where have you been, where are you going?
Other Author: Sayles, John, 1950- At the anarchist's convention.
Other Author: Walker, Alice, 1944- Everyday use.
Other Author: Cheever, John. Christmas is a sad season for the poor.
Other Author: Symphony Space (Firm)
Other Author: WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Notes: Title from: Title details screen.
Notes: Unabridged.
Notes: Symphony Space: SS1001 (SS1001A--SS1001C).
Notes: "A celebration of the short story."
Notes: Originally broadcast on WNYC, New York Public Radio, on the program: Selected shorts.
Notes: Duration: 3:45:13.
Notes: Performed by Freda Foh Shen (Rules of the game), David Strathairn (Game), Stockard Channing (Why I live at the P.O.), Réne Auberjonois (The black cat), Christine Baranski (Where are you going, where have you been?), Jerry Stiller (At the anarchist's convention), Carmen De Lavallade (Everyday use), Malachy McCourt (Christmas is a sad season for the poor).
Notes: Recorded live Feb. 4, 1987-Apr. 21, 2004, at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City, and on tour Nov. 6 1993-Feb. 9, 2007, at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
Notes: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 53945 KB; MP3 file size: 105754 KB).
Notes: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Rules of the game / Amy Tan (34:13) -- Game / Donald Barthelme (14:17) -- Why I live at the P.O. / Eudora Welty (28:12) -- The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe (28:44) -- Where have you been, where are you going? / Joyce Carol Oates (39:10) -- At the anarchist's convention / John Sayles (27:10) -- Everyday use / Alice Walker (24:56) -- Christmas is a sad season for the poor / John Cheever (26:00).
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Call Number: PS645 .S25 2010ab
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