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    American Writers (Spoken Word Audio) (CD-Audio) By (author) British Library, Read by Ms Gertrude Stein, Read by Sinclair Lewis, Read by Thornton Wilder, Read by William S Burroughs, Read by F Scott Fitzgerald

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    DescriptionOn this triple CD, published to coincide with the British Writers CD set, some 27 American Writers talk about their lives and work. Most of the recordings come from BBC broadcasts and many have not been published before. Highlights on this CD include: rare recordings of two early American winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature: Sinclair Lewis and Pearl Buck. It also features Arthur Miller talking about his marriage to Marilyn Monroe, and John Steinbeck talking about why he wrote "The Grapes of Wrath".

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    American Writers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) British Library, Read by Ms Gertrude Stein, Read by Sinclair Lewis, Read by Thornton Wilder, Read by William S Burroughs, Read by F Scott Fitzgerald
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 3
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 140 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9780712305440
    ISBN 10: 0712305440

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DQ
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    Ingram Subject Code: KC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC classification: PN
    B&T General Subject: 500
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51110
    Abridged Dewey: 810
    Libri: I-KC
    BISAC V2.8: LCO002000
    DC22: 810.9005
    B&T Approval Code: A26010000
    Thema V1.0: DNT
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    The British Library Publishing Division
    Imprint name
    The British Library Publishing Division
    Publication date
    15 December 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Review quote
    "After spending a few hours reveling in this diverse collection, there will be voices in the listener's head . . . the voices of the women and men who shaped the 20th Century with the written versions of their words."--Julia Keller "Chicago Tribune "
    Table of contents
    Featured recordings:Gertude Stein|Sinclair Lewis|Anita Loos|Raymond Chandler| Eugene O'Neil|Henry Miller|Pearl Buck|James Thurber|F. Scott Fitzgerald| Thornton Wilder|Vladimir Nabokov|John Steinbeck|Isaac Bashevis Singer|Lillian Hellman|James A.Mitchner|Eudora Welty| Tennesse Williams|Mary McCarthy|William S Burroughs|Ralph Ellison|Saul Bellow|Arthur Miller|Patricia Highsmith|James Baldwin|William Styron|Gore Vidal|Toni Morrison