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Selected Shorts: For Better and For Worse

$28.00 $18.11

Selected Shorts: For Better and For Worse

$28.00 $18.11

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  • 2009 Audies Nominee for Best Audiobook Adaptation

    "How could I look at my wife, the mother of my children, and feel only the need for revenge?"... From "Do You Know Where I Am?" by Sherman Alexie 

    A collection that anyone who's taken that walk down the aisle can relate to! Moving stories about married couples' powerful and complicated loves.

    Includes:

    Sherman Alexie's "Do You Know Where I Am?"
    performed by Keir Dullea 
    A native couple's rocky college love affair lasts a lifetime. 

    Ursula K. Le Guin's "The Wife's Story"
    performed by Joanna Gleason 
    A supernatural tale of marriage and transformation.

    Karen E. Bender's "Eternal Love"
    performed by Joanne Woodward
    A mother nervously chaperones her retarded daughter's honeymoon.

    Shahrnush Parsipur's "Mrs. Farrokhlaqa Sadraldivan Golchehreh"
    translated by Kamran Talattof and Jocelyn Sharlet
    performed by Frances Sternhagen 
    The unexpected twists and turns in a longtime marriage. (This story was banned by the Iranian government in the mid-1990s.)

    Luis Alberto Urrea's "Bid Farewell to Her Many Horses"
    performed by Robert Sean Leonard 
    A grieving man visits the reservation to bury his young wife and makes amends with her family.

    Ethan Canin's "We Are Nighttime Travelers"
    performed by Harold Gould
    The arrival of a mysterious visitor sets off new sparks in a longtime marriage.

     

     

  • ISBN-13: 978-1934033098

    Format: CD

    Publisher: Symphony Space