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Birds of America (Digital Audiobook)


By Lorrie Moore, Natasha Soudek (Narrator)

Publication Date: June 24, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/12/2010)
Compact Disc (6/25/2019)
MP3 CD (6/25/2019)
Compact Disc (6/25/2019)


The celebrated collection of twelve stories from one of the finest authors at work today

From the opening story, “Willing”—about a second-rate movie actress in her thirties who has moved back to Chicago, where she makes a seedy motel room her home and becomes involved with a mechanic who has not the least idea of who she is as a human being—Birds of America unfolds a startlingly brilliant series of portraits of the unhinged, the lost, the unsettled of our America.

In what may be her most stunning book yet, Lorrie Moore explores the personal and the universal, the idiosyncratic and the mundane, with all the wit, brio, and verve that have made her one of the best storytellers of our time.

About the Author

Lorrie Moore is the author of the
story collections Birds of America, Like Life, and Self-Help and the novels Who
Will Run the Frog Hospital?
and Anagrams.
Her work has won honors from the Lannan Foundation and the American Academy of
Arts and Letters, as well as the Irish Times International Prize for Fiction,
the Rea Award for the Short Story, and the PEN/Malamud Award. She is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University.