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Selected shorts, a celebration of the short story : even more laughs

Author: Stephen ColbertRobert Sean LeonardParker PoseyMarian SeldesIsaiah ShefferAll authors
Publisher: New York : Symphony Space ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From silly chuckles and rueful ironic glee to deep cosmic laughter, this new volume of humorous tales samples the best of recent seasons of the popular public radio series, "Selected shorts."
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Genre/Form: Humorous stories, American
Short stories, American
American fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction radio programs
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Colbert; Robert Sean Leonard; Parker Posey; Marian Seldes; Isaiah Sheffer; Christine Baranski; Alec Baldwin; Jerry Zaks; T Coraghessan Boyle; Jonathan Lethem; Miranda July; Saki; Harry Mathews; Thomas Meehan; Julia Slavin; Philip Roth; Symphony Space (Firm); WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9781934033142 1934033146
OCLC Number: 610824915
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Duration: ca. 3:00:00.
Originally broadcast on WNYC, New York Public Radio, on the program: Selected shorts.
Performer(s): Performed by Stephen Colbert, Robert Sean Leonard, Parker Posey, Marian Seldes, Isaiah Sheffer, Christine Baranski, Alec Baldwin, Jerry Zaks.
Event notes: Recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City.
Description: 3 audio discs (approximately 3 hr.) : digital, Dolby stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. The lie / T. Coraghessan Boyle (38:33) ; The spray / Jonathan Lethem (13:37) ; The swim team / Miranda July (13:03) --
Disc 2. The Schartz-Metterklume method / Saki (13:06) ; Country cooking from central France: roast boned rolled stuffed shoulder of lamb (farce double) / Harry Mathews (35:53) ; Yma dream / Thomas Meehan (10:47) --
Disc 3. Covered / Julia Slavin (23:59) ; The conversion of the Jews / Philip Roth (35:03).
Other Titles: Even more laughs
Selected shorts (Radio program)
Responsibility: a presentation of Symphony Space.

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From silly chuckles and rueful ironic glee to deep cosmic laughter, this new volume of humorous tales samples the best of recent seasons of the popular public radio series, "Selected shorts."

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