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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.


    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