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Wonderful town : [New York stories from the New Yorker]

Author: David Remnick
Publisher: New York : Random House Audiobooks, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Wonderful Town is the second half of our celebration of The New Yorker's 75th anniversary, and masterfully anthologizes a selection of the greatest short stories written this century. While the individual stories differ widely in their theme and tone, all share the common thread of taking place in and around New York City."
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Remnick
ISBN: 0375409548 9780375409547
OCLC Number: 43611523
Performer(s): Read by Tyne Daly, Timothy Jerome, Joe Morton, and Maria Tucci.
Description: 6 sound cassettes (10 hr.) : analog.
Contents: Brownstone / Renata Adler --
Whore of Mensa / Woody Allen --
In Greenwich, there are many gravelled walks / Hortense Calisher --
Five-forty-eight / John Cheever --
Another marvelous thing / Laurie Colwin --
Midair / Frank Conroy --
What it was like, seeing Chris / Deborah Eisenberg --
Baster / Jeffrey Eugenides --
Partners / Veronica Geng --
Carlyle tries polygamy / William Melvin Kelley --
Poor visitor / Jamaica Kincaid --
Symbols and signs / Vladimir Nabokov --
Arrangement in black and white / Dorothy Parker --
Cafeteria / Isaac Bashevis Singer --
Way we live now / Susan Sontag --
Notes from a bottle / James Stevenson --
Sentimental journey / Peter Taylor --
Catbird seat / James Thurber --
Evolution of knowledge / Niccolo Tucci --
Second tree from the corner / E.B. White.
Other Titles: New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Responsibility: edited by David Remnick.

Abstract:

"Wonderful Town is the second half of our celebration of The New Yorker's 75th anniversary, and masterfully anthologizes a selection of the greatest short stories written this century. While the individual stories differ widely in their theme and tone, all share the common thread of taking place in and around New York City."

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