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Now available for the first time in audio as a digital download, a selection of stories from Grace Paley.

Whether writing about relationships, little girls, loving and bickering couples, angry suburbanites, frustrated job-seekers, or Jewish children performing a Christmas play, Grace Paley captured the loneliness, poignancy, and humor of the human experience with matchless style. This volume collects a selection of her stories, including:

  • From The Little Disturbances of Man
  • The Pale Pink Roast
  • An Interest in Life
  • Two Short Sad Stories from a Long and Happy Life
  • A Subject of Childhood
  • Enormous Changes at the Last Minute
  • Debts
  • Living
  • A Conversation with My Father
  • The Immigrant Story
  • The Long Distance Runner
  • From Later the Same Day
  • Dreamer in a Dead Language
  • Friends
  • In This Country, but in Another Language
  • My Aunt Refuses to Marry the Men Everyone Wants Her To
  • Mother
  • A Man Told Me the Story of His Life
  • The Story Hearer
  • This Is a Story About My Friend George the Toy Inventor
  • Zagrowsky Tells

This audio collection is an abridgement of the full volume of Grace Paley's short story work.

©1998 Grace Paley (P)2018 Penguin Audio

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