At one point a geophysical engineer, MacArthur Fellowship winner George Saunders is an acclaimed writer of short stories, essays, novellas and childrens books. His work includes the story collections CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, a finalist for the 2006 PEN/Hemingway Award, Pastoralia and In Persuasion Nation, one of only three finalists for The Story Prize in 2006. He has also won prizes for his bestselling childrens book The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, has written a book of essays entitled The Brain-Dead Megaphone and his most recent collection, Tenth of December, is a New York Times bestseller. He currently teaches Creative Writing at Syracuse University, New York, and writes regularly for GQ, Harpers and The New Yorker, who in 2002 named him one of the Best Writers Under 40. He lives in New York with his family.
Fox 8: A Storyby George Saunders
Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak Yuman?? by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to childrens bedtime stories. The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about… See more details below
Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak Yuman?? by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to childrens bedtime stories. The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about people-even after danjer?? arrives in the form of a new shopping mall that cuts off his food supply, sending Fox 8 on a harrowing quest to help save his pack. Told with his distinctive blend of humor and pathos, Fox 8 showcases the extraordinary imaginative talents of George Saunders, whom the New York Times called the writer for our time.??
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BIRD GOES TWEET CAT GOWS MEOW AND FISH GOES BLUB AND THE ELEPHANT GOES TOOT MOUSE GOES SQUEEK AND THE OWL GOWS OW OW OW BUT THERE IS ONE SOUND THAT NO ONE KNOWS. WHAT DOSE THE FOX SAY!? DING DING DING DINDING DING DING DING DING DING DINDING DING DING. WHAT DOSE THE FOX SAY? HATTI HATTI HATTI HO HATTI HATTI HATTI HO WHAT DOSE THE FOX SAY BIG BLUE EYES PIONTY NOSE AND TINY PAWS ON THE HILL NEXT THING YOU KNOW YOUR STANDING STILL WHAT DO YOU SAY AROOOOOOOOOOOO....... THE SECREAT OF THE FOX WILL IT BE REVIELD!?
If you can get past the fox language, this story is incredible and totally worth your time
I WANT A SEQUEL SO BAD I AM WILLING TO WRITE IT MYSELF!!!!
I love saunders and wait each new creation of his. Tho Fox is unusual in style it is uniquely suited to those who seek the fun the smart and thecompassionate.
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Ra ding ding ding ding ra ding ding ra ding! Whats a fox say! Che che che che cha che cha che! Whats a fox say! Yip yip ya yip yip yip ya yip yip!