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Travel Tales
Travel Tales
Short Stories
"When I first saw New York I was twenty, and it was summertime and I got off a DC-7 at the old Idlewild temporary terminal in a new dress..." - From Goodbye to All That by Joan Didion Hilarity, suspense and high drama are offered up in this new mix of tales of travel to locales familiar and exotic. Take a trip in a time machine with Madame Bovary, join a father and son on a sailing voyage that goes dangerously awry, retreat to a country estate with the most eccentric hosts imaginable, and more!N.M. Kelby's Jubilation Floridaread by Joanne WoodwardAn unconventional affair that begins at a convention.Max Steele's The Hat of My Motherread by Paul HechtNadine Gordimer's The Ultimate Safariread by Myra Lucretia TaylorCrossing Krueger Park... with a family of refugees.Joan Didion's Goodbye to All Thatread by Mia DillonWhy Joan Didion left New York.Jason Brown's The Afternoon of the Sassanoaread by Bradley WhitfordA father and son sailing trip runs into trouble.Ring Lardner's Liberty Hallread by Christina PicklesA weekend with friends in the country goes wonderfully awry.Selected Shorts is an award-winning, one-hour program featuring readings of classic and new short fiction, recorded live at New York's Symphony Space. One of the most popular series on the airwaves, this unique show is hosted by Isaiah Sheffer and produced for radio by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio."One of the Best Audiobooks of 2007" - AudioFile Magazine
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