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The Wig by Nathan Englander
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The Wig

A Short Story from For the Relief of Unbearable Urges

$2.79 USD

Narrator Susan Denaker
Length 56 minutes
Language English
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A story from the collection FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGES, a work of startling authority and imagination–an audiobook that is as wondrous and joyful as it is wrenchingly sad.  “The Wig” takes an aging wigmaker and makes her, for a single moment, beautiful.

NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“Taut, edgy, sharply observed. . . . A revelation of the human condition.” –The New York Times Book Review

Nathan Englander was born in 1970. His first book, For the Relief of Unbearable Urges, a collection of short stories, was published in May 1999 and became an international bestseller. It earned him a PEN/Faulkner Malamud Award and the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Nathan was selected as one of '20 Writers for the 21st Century' by The New Yorker, was awarded the Bard Fiction Prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His short fiction has appeared in The Atlantic MonthlyThe New Yorker, and numerous anthologies including The Best American Short StoriesThe O. Henry Prize Anthology, and the Pushcart Prize. His first novel, The Ministry of Special Cases, was published in 2007.

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