Fox 8: A Story

Fox 8: A Story

by George Saunders

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Overview

Fox 8: A Story by George Saunders

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lincoln in the Bardo, a darkly comic short story about the unintended consequences unleashed by our quest to tame the natural world—featuring gorgeous black-and-white illustrations by Chelsea Cardinal.

Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regard with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until he develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak “Yuman” by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children’s 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.”

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812995329
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/09/2013
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 226,191
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

George Saunders is the author of nine books, including the novel Lincoln in the Bardo, which won the Man Booker Prize, and the story collections CivilWarLand, Pastoralia, and Tenth of December, the latter a finalist for the National Book Award. He has received fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Guggenheim Foundation. In 2006 he was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2013 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and was included in Time’s list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. He teaches in the creative writing program at Syracuse University.

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Fox 8: A Story 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you can get past the fox language, this story is incredible and totally worth your time
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I WANT A SEQUEL SO BAD I AM WILLING TO WRITE IT MYSELF!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fhnefgwrc dd uydyfgsye jueeh xbdujrurdhbfh jeccn
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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!