Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules

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About The Book

A must-have for the fans of the #1 bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris, a collection of his favorite short fiction from Flannery O'Connor to Tobias Wolff.

Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules is a collection of short stories-some classic, others impending-selected and introduced by David Sedaris.
With this audiobook a careful listener can discover the truth about loneliness, betrayal, love and hope.
Where the Door is Always Open and the Welcome Mat is Out
by Patricia Highsmith, read by Cherry Jones
Bullet In the Brain by Tobias Wolff
read by Toby Wherry
Gryphon by Charles Baxter
read by David Sedaris
In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson Is Buried by Amy Hempel
read by Mary-Louise Parker
Cosmopolitan by Akhil Sharma
read by the Author

About The Author
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David Sedaris is the author of the internationally bestselling Barrel Fever, Naked, Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk.

About The Reader
© Tina Turnbow

Mary-Louise Parker is a Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress. Her writing has appeared in Esquire, The Riveter, Bust, and The Bullet. This is her first book.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio (April 2005)
  • Runtime: 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9780743551663

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