Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules

EditorDavid SedarisIntroduction byDavid Sedaris

April 4, 2005|
Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules by David Sedaris
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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.

David Sedaris is an exceptional reader. Alone in his apartment, he reads stories aloud to the point he has them memorized. Sometimes he fantasizes that he wrote them. Sometimes, when they’re his very favorite stories, he’ll fantasize about reading them in front of an audience and taking credit for them. The audience in these fantasies always loves him and gives him the respect he deserves.

David Sedaris didn’t write the stories in Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules . But he did read them. And he liked them enough to hand pick them for this collection of short fiction. Featuring such notable writers as Lorrie Moore, Alice Munro, Joyce Carol Oates, Jean Thompson, and Tobias Wolff, Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules includes some of the most influential and talented short story writers, contemporary and classic.

Perfect for fans who suffer from Sedaris fever, Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules will tide them over and provide relief.
Title:Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.44 X 5.5 X 1.1 in
Published:April 4, 2005
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780743273947

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