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Saunders, George

Summary: This new collection of stories--his best work yet--comes from the acclaimed and mind-bendingly hilarious George Saunders.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2006

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Saunders, George

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Summary: "The 'best short story writer in English' (Time) is back with a masterful collection that explores ideas of power, ethics, and justice, and cuts to the very heart of what it means to live in community with our fellow humans. With his trademark prose--wickedly funny, unsentimental, and perfectly tuned--Saunders continues to challenge and surprise: here is a collection of prismatic, deeply...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAU

Saunders, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2005

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Saunders, George

Summary: Traces a night of solitary mourning and reflection as experienced by the sixteenth president after the death of his eleven-year-old son at the dawn of the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SAU

Saunders, George

Summary: A collection of stories includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory Lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAU

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Saunders, George

Summary: "In A Swim in a Pond in the Rain, George Saunders guides the reader through seven classic Russian short stories he's been teaching for twenty years as a professor in the prestigious Syracuse University graduate MFA creative writing program. Paired with stories by Chekhov, Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Gogol, these essays are intended for anyone interested in how fiction works and why it's more...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 891.708 SAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.708 SAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.708 SAU

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 891.708 Saunders

Saunders, George.

Summary: One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet. In the taut opener, "Victory Lap," a boy witnesses the attempted abduction of the girl next door and is faced with a harrowing choice: Does he ignore what he sees, or...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2013

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Saunders, George

Summary: George Saunders has been celebrated for his imaginative, observant, hilarious fiction. But in this first collection of essays, Saunders trains his lens on the real world, and shows that it too is brimming with strangeness - in the surreal opulence of Dubai, in the alleged self-denial of the Buddha Boy of Nepal (who has been meditating without food or water for months on end), and in the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 SAU

Saunders, George

Summary: Drawing on his well-received convocation address at Syracuse University, one of today's most influential and original writers shows how to lead a kinder, more fulfilling life.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Saunders, George

Summary: Idealistic Fox 8's ability to communicate in "Yuman" cannot save his pack when their den and food supply are destroyed to build a mall, so he writes a letter asking for an explanation of human's cruelty.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAU

Saunders, George

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln’s beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies upstairs in the White House, gravely ill. In a matter of days, despite predictions of a recovery, Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery. “My...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAU

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Saunders 2017

Saunders, George

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2000

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Saunders, George.

Summary: One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet. In the taut opener, "Victory Lap," a boy witnesses the attempted abduction of the girl next door and is faced with a harrowing choice: Does he ignore what he sees, or...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Summary: In her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2021, guest editor Jesmyn Ward says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair." The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersing the reader in powerfully imagined worlds and allowing them to bring some of that power into their own lives. From a stirring portrait of Rodney King's final days to a surreal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2021

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Summary: From powerful and moving to knee-knocking suspense and troubled love, these darkly comic tales of lives on the edge represent some of the best of recent seasons of the hit public radio series Selected Shorts. Performances recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and on tour around the country.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space Inc. 2013

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SEL

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