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You think it, I'll say it : stories

Author: Curtis Sittenfeld; Mark Deakins; Emily Rankin
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2018. ℗2018
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A dazzling collection of short stories from the New York Times bestselling author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her "astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence in readers' heads" (The Washington Post)  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks
Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis Sittenfeld; Mark Deakins; Emily Rankin
ISBN: 9780525527770 052552777X 9780525527794 0525527796
OCLC Number: 1000049077
Notes: Title from container.
Compact disc.
Performer(s): Read by Emily Rankin and Mark Deakins.
Description: 6 audio discs (7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Gender studies --
The world has many butterflies --
Vox Clamantis in deserto --
Bad latch --
Plausible deniability --
A regular couple --
Off the record --
The prairie wife --
Volunteers are shining stars --
Do-over.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Curtis Sittenfeld.

Abstract:

A dazzling collection of short stories from the New York Times bestselling author of Prep, American Wife, and Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her "astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence in readers' heads" (The Washington Post) is showcased like never before. Throughout the ten stories in You Think It, I'll Say It, Sittenfeld upends assumptions about class, relationships, and gender roles in a nation that feels both adrift and viscerally divided. In "The World Has Many Butterflies," married acquaintances play a strangely intimate game with devastating consequences. In "Vox Clamantis in Deserto," a shy Ivy League student learns the truth about a classmate's seemingly enviable life. In "A Regular Couple," a high-powered lawyer honeymooning with her husband is caught off guard by the appearance of the girl who tormented her in high school. And in "The Prairie Wife," a suburban mother of two fantasizes about the downfall of an old friend whose wholesome-lifestyle empire may or may not be built on a lie.

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