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The big read

Author: Dana GioiaBurl CainRuby DeeErnest J GainesRomulus LinneyAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : National Endowment for the Arts, 2007-2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Readings of excerpts and critical analysis.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks
Named Person: Ernest J Gaines; Ernest J Gaines; Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Najīb Maḥfūẓ; Cynthia Ozick; Cynthia Ozick; Marilynne Robinson; Marilynne Robinson; Mark Twain; Mark Twain; Tobias Wolff; Tobias Wolff
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Gioia; Burl Cain; Ruby Dee; Ernest J Gaines; Romulus Linney; Helen Prejean; Cicely Tyson; Orson Scott Card; Michael Chabon; Michael Dirda; Pico Iyer; Ursula K Le Guin; Kelly Link; Walter Mosley; R L Stine; Jamāl Ghīṭānī; Nadine Gordimer; Trevor Le Gassick; Tara McKelvey; Adrian McKinty; Muḥammad Salmāwī; Raymond T Stock; Edward Gero; Peter Black; Cynthia Ozick; Diane Thiel; Elie Wiesel; Ruth R Wisse; Marion Ross; Susan Balée; Bret Lott; Aimee Mann; Marilynne Robinson; Jim White; Annette Bening; Ken Burns; Anne Fadiman; Shelley Fisher Fishkin; David Ives; P J O'Rourke; Ron Powers; Richard Rodriguez; Sam Elliott; T Coraghessan Boyle; David Dougherty; Jonathan Lethem; Lorrie Moore; Zach Rogue; Curtis Sittenfeld; Tobias Wolff; Jackson Hille; KenYatta Rogers; Adam Kampe; Molly Murphy; Dan Stone; National Endowment for the Arts.; Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.); Arts Midwest (Organization : Minneapolis, Minn.)
OCLC Number: 298356056
Notes: Compact disc.
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Cast: A lesson before dying: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Burl Cain, Ruby Dee, Ernest J. Gaines, Romulus Linney, Helen Prejean, Cicely Tyson, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.
A wizard of Earthsea: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Orson Scott Card, Michael Chabon, Michael Dirda, Pico Iyer, Ursula K. Le Guin, Kelly Link, Walter Mosley, R.L. Stine, KenYatta Rogers, contributors.
The thief and the dogs: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Gamal Al-Ghitani, Nadine Gordimer, Trevor Le Gassick, Tara McKelvey, Adrian McKinty, Mohamed Salmawy, Raymond Stock, Edward Gero, contributors.
The shawl: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Peter Black, Anne Fadiman, Cynthia Ozick, Diane Thiel, Elie Wiesel, Ruth R. Wisse, Marion Ross, contributors.
The adventures of Tom Sawyer: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Ken Burns, Anne Fadiman, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, David Ives, P.J. O'Rourke, Ron Powers, Richard Rodriguez, Sam Elliott, contributors.
Old school: narrated by Dana Gioia ; T.C. Boyle, David Dougherty, Jonathan Lethem, Lorrie Moore, Zach Rogue, Curtis Sittenfeld, Tobias Wolff, Jackson Hille, contributors.
Performer(s): Housekeeping: narrated by Dana Gioia ; Susan Balée, Pico Iyer, Bret Lott, Aimee Mann, Marilynne Robinson, Jim White, Annette Bening, contributors.
Description: 7 sound disc (ca. 5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Introduction to A lesson before dying by Ernest J. Gaines / written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone --
Introduction to A wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin / written and produced by Dan Stone --
Introduction to The thief and the dogs by Naguib Mahfouz / written and produced by Molly Murphy and Dan Stone --
Introduction to The shawl by Cynthia Ozick / written and produced by Adam Kampe --
Introduction to Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson / written and produced by Dan Stone --
Introduction to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain / written and produced by Adam Kampe --
Introduction to Old School by Tobias Wolff / written and produced by Dan Stone.
Responsibility: National Endowment for the Arts ; developed in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services ; in cooperation with Arts Midwest.

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