In World War II-era California, Homer Macauley and his mother, sister, and three brothers live out struggles and dreams that reflect those of America’s second-generation immigrants. Homer, determined to become one of the fastest telegraph messengers in the West, finds himself caught between reality and illusion as delivering his messages of wartime brings him face-to-face with human emotion at its most naked and raw.
"Poignant, inspiring, a worthy choice"
In Sister Mother Husband Dog, Delia Ephron brings her trademark wit and effervescent prose to a series of autobiographical essays about life, love, writing, movies, and family. From keen observations on modern living, the joy of girlfriends, and best-friendship, to a consideration of the magical madness and miracle of dogs, to haunting recollections of life with her famed screenwriter mother and growing up the child of alcoholics, Ephron's eloquent style and voice illuminate every moment of this superb and singular work.
"AHHHHHHH - Just wonderful!!!"
Meg Ryan narrates this classic tale of Goldilocks and her encounter with the three bears, one of the most cherished stories in children's literature. This modern version of the original from the master storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, will captivate young listeners. And it will also serve as a helpful reminder that a little caution goes a long way in the real world.
Actress Meg Ryan narrates this classic story of Red Riding Hood, one of the most cherished stories in children's literature. This modern version, complemented by original music by Art Lande, will captivate today's audiences as it has for generations. It will also serve as helpful reminder that a little caution goes a long way in the real world. When you sit down to enjoy this wonderful tale, and are transported back to your own childhood, you will understand why it has endured for so long.