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Selected Shorts: Food Fictions

$28.00 $18.11

Selected Shorts: Food Fictions

$28.00 $18.11

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  • Delicious tales about food and eating, read by distinguished actors. Many of the stories included in this three-CD collection were recorded at a Selected Shorts tour to the Getty Museum in Los Angeles in May of 2006. Offering a mix of classic and contemporary fiction, this funny, sensual, delectable collection serves up literary morsels to please every food lover.

    Includes:

    M.F.K. Fisher's "I Was Really Very Hungry"
    performed by Christina Pickles
    A fantasy meal in a French country inn.

    T.C. Boyle's "Sorry Fugu"
    performed by Tony Roberts
    Sex and the restaurant wars.
    V.S. Pritchett's "Just a Little More"
    performed by René Auberjonois
    A father's food memories.

    Anton Chekhov's "Indigestion"
    performed by Bradley Whitford
    A comedy of overindulgence.

    Roald Dahl's "Taste"
    performed by John Lithgow
    A betting game in which a daughter is wagered on the vintage of a bottle of wine.

    Damon Runyon's "A Piece of Pie"
    performed by John Shea
    A gamble on a guy and a doll.

    Alice McDermott's "Enough"
    performed by Fionnula Flanagan
    A woman's appetite for love and life.

  • ISBN-13: 978-0971921894

    Format: CD

    Publisher: Symphony Space