Grand Union stories

DAISY Sound Recording
Published 2019
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Interleaving ten completely new and unpublished stories with some of her best-loved pieces from The New Yorker and elsewhere, Smith presents a dizzyingly rich and varied collection of fiction. Moving exhilaratingly across genres and perspectives, from the historic to the vividly current to the slyly dystopian, "Grand union" is a sharply alert and prescient collection about time and place, identity and rebirth, the persistent legacies that haunt our present selves and the uncanny futures that rush up to meet us. Nothing is off limits, and everything - when captured by Smith's brilliant gaze - feels fresh and relevant. 2019.

DAISY edition.
Computer data (1 file : 83.9 mb).
1 DAISY disc (6 hours, 6 minutes) : sound ; 4 3/4 in.
digital DAISY format
DAISY formatted disc.
Access restricted to persons who are visually impaired or physically disabled and cannot use conventional print materials.
Read by Zadie Smith.
Audio and text.
DAISY reproduction. [Westminster, Maryland] : Books on Tape, 2019.
Reproduced from: Prince Frederick, MD. : Recorded Books, 2019. 9780593107591
Digital to DAISY.
System requirements: IBM PC or compatible; double speed or faster CD-ROM drive; sound card and sound output device; DAISY playback software or DAISY talking book player. Also plays in CD-MP3 player or computer with MP3-capable software.
DAISY 2.02 standard; MP3 compression. Compression rate: 32.
Studio original.
The dialectic
Sentimental education
The lazy river
Words and music
Just right
Parents' morning epiphany
Miss Adele amidst the corsets
Escape from New York
Big week
Meet the president!
Two men arrive in a village
Kelso deconstructed
The canker
For the king
Now more than ever
Grand union.
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