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Author: Sherwood Anderson Narrator: Deaver Brown Publisher: Simply Magazine Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2012 ISBN: b9g4
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Sherwood Anderson was said by Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Cather, and others to be their major guide in writing short stories and the novel. Winesburg, Ohio is a landmark work many of us have read. His short stories are less read and truly a jewel to run across. Anderson, in many ways, is best appreciated in narration rather than in writing. His stories were meant to be told, as they are in the stories themselves. These nine are his best:

  • “Brothers”
  • “The Door of the Trap”
  • “The Dumb Man”
  • “The Egg”
  • “Motherhood”
  • “The New Englander”
  • “The Other Woman”
  • “Seeds”
  • “War”

He covers the great American topics of ambition, cheerfulness to do so, big dreams that don’t work, being imprisoned by limitations one can’t escape, repressed sexuality especially among women due to the rule book imposed upon them, and the choking off of newness by old ideas.

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About the Author

Jacquelyn Mitchard’s first novel, The Deep End of the Ocean, launched Oprah’s Book Club and became an international bestseller, hitting #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. Her other works, including The Most Wanted, Twelve Times Blessed, The Breakdown Lane, and Cage of Stars have also been well received. Mitchard has appeared on the Today show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, MSNBC, and numerous other local and national television and radio programs. She was a contributing editor for Parenting magazine and wrote a weekly syndicated column until 2007 which appeared in more than one hundred newspapers across the country. Her articles have appeared in Newsweek, Life, Reader’s Digest, TV Guide, Ladies’ Home Journal, and many other publications. She lives in Wisconsin with her husband and nine children.

About the Narrator

Deaver Brown is an author and entrepreneur. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School, and his books include Crucial Conversations, Presidential Wisdom, George Washington: Farewell Address, and numerous others.