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    • Cries for Help, Various: Stories

    • By: Padgett Powell
    • Narrated by: Padgett Powell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the highly acclaimed author of Edisto and The Interrogative Mood, Padgett Powell's new collection of stories, Cries for Help, Various Stories, follows his mentor Donald Barthelme's advice that "wacky mode must "break their hearts". The surrealistic and comical terrain of most of the 44 stories here is grounded by a real preoccupation with longing, fear, work, loneliness, and cultural nostalgia. These universal concerns are given exhilarating life by way of Powell's "wit, his...dazzling turns of phrase" (Scott Spencer).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love to hear Mr. Powell read!

    • By divadive on 04-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95