Publisher: Symphony Space Compilations
Date: April 2007
Duration: 3 hours 11 minutes
This compilation features a wonderful selection of travel stories from public radio's Selected Shorts, an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by distinguished stage and screen actors and recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. Hilarity, suspense and high drama are offered up in this new mix of tales of travel to locales familiar and exotic. Take a trip in a time machine with Madame Bovary, join a father and son on a sailing voyage that goes dangerously awry, retreat to a country estate with the most eccentric hosts imaginable, and more!
N.M. Kelby's "Jubilation Florida" performed by Joanne Woodward, Max Steele's "The Hat of My Mother" performed by Paul Hecht, Nadine Gordimer's "The Ultimate Safari" performed by Myra Lucretia Taylor, Joan Didion's "Goodbye to All That" performed by Mia Dillon, Jason Brown's "The Afternoon of the Sassanoa" performed by Bradley Whitford, Ring Lardner's "Liberty Hall" performed by Christina Pickles
Presented by Selected Shorts