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Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
Author: David Sedaris
Consider the irresistible narrative arc of Sedaris' personal essays, his indelible voice, and his crisp timing, and it will come as no surprise that he is an avid, insightful reader of short stories. He is so inspired by the form that he has put together an A-list anthology of his favorites, thus creating a collection that will seduce readers he...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743273947
ISBN-10: 074327394X
Publication Date: 3/29/2005
Pages: 344
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 44 ratings
Publisher: Simon Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
Who doesn't love David Sedaris? He picked these stories and wrote the introduction. There are the classics, such as Flannery O'Connor' REVELATION, along with more contemporary writers, such as Amy Hempel, Tobias Wolff, Lorrie Moore, Akhil Sharma, and Sarah Vowell
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Helpful Score: 2
Collection of short stories edited by David Sedaris. Not as funny as most of David's work, but the stories are generally quite good.
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Helpful Score: 1
A nice collection.
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This is not a book that was authored by David Sedaris. He has a short story in this book of short stories, but that's all.
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