Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton

by Edith Wharton
     
 

"Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet alone..." - From Xingu by Edith Wharton Selected Shorts has toured to The Mount, the stately and elegant home of the great American writer Edith Wharton, for the last several summers, presenting Broadway and Hollywood actors reading stories by Wharton and other

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"Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet alone..." - From Xingu by Edith Wharton Selected Shorts has toured to The Mount, the stately and elegant home of the great American writer Edith Wharton, for the last several summers, presenting Broadway and Hollywood actors reading stories by Wharton and other writers. Selected Shorts now presents a collection of four of Edith Wharton's short stories, recorded live at the Mount, and featuring acclaimed actresses Kathleen Chalfant, Christina Pickles, Maria Tucci, and Brenda Wehle.

Mrs. Manstey's View read by Kathleen Chalfant You are what you view - an Edith Wharton-era real estate story Roman Fever read by Maria Tucci What happened that night in Rome so long ago? The secret revealed.

The Reckoning read by Brenda Wehle The high price of marital harmony Xingu read by Christina Pickles Wild goings-on at a ladies' book group.

Selected Shorts is an award-winning, one-hour program featuring readings of classic and new short fiction, recorded live at New York's Symphony Space. One of the most popular series on the airwaves, this unique show is hosted by Isaiah Sheffer and produced for radio by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780681005709
Publisher:
Borders Press
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Series:
Great Classics Library

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