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Saunders, George 1958-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 182 publications in 8 languages and 9,641 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Political fiction  Juvenile works  Humor 
Roles: Narrator, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.A7897, 813.54
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Tenth of December : stories by George Saunders ( Book )
16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a suicidal cancer patient saves the life of a young misfit
Pastoralia : stories by George Saunders ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Named by The New Yorker one of the Twenty Best American Fiction Writers Under Forty, George Saunders has been recognized as a visionary storyteller with a hypnotic style. Critics have placed him in the tradition of Kurt Vonnegut, Mark Twain, and Thomas Pynchon -- "a savage satirist with a sentimental streak," said The New York Times. These stories bring greater wisdom and maturity to the worldview he established with his first collection, and leave little doubt that he has found a place in modern fiction all his own
The very persistent gappers of Frip by George Saunders ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Dutch and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gappers will get your goat. Literally. If you don't brush them off and return them to the ocean, whence they arrive every day, these bright orange, many-eyed creatures will cover your goats, and the goats will stop giving milk
CivilWarLand in bad decline : stories and a novella by George Saunders ( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novella and short stories on a future America, a land of corporate hypocrisy, violence and pollution. Trendy attractions include pickled babies and cows with plexiglass sides, so you can see the milk made, people buy other people's more interesting memories for downloading into their heads
In persuasion nation : stories by George Saunders ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This new collection of stories--his best work yet--comes from the acclaimed and mind-bendingly hilarious George Saunders
The braindead megaphone : essays by George Saunders ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Saunders's first foray into nonfiction is comprised of essays on literature, travel, and politics. At the core of this unique collection are Saunders's travel essays based on his trips to seek out the mysteries of the "Buddha Boy" of Nepal; to attempt to indulge in the extravagant pleasures of Dubai; and to join the exploits of the minutemen at the Mexican border. Saunders expertly navigates the works of Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Esther Forbes, and leads the reader across the rocky political landscape of modern America. Emblazoned with his trademark wit and singular vision, Saunders's endeavor into the art of the essay is testament to his exceptional range and ability as a writer and thinker
The best American short stories 2012 : selected from U. S. and Canadian magazines ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources
The brief and frightening reign of Phil by George Saunders ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Welcome to Inner Horner a country so small it can only accommodate one person at a time, while six other persons must wait their turn to get in. When Inner Horner shrinks even more their neighbor country declares an invasion
Tenth of December stories by George Saunders ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection yet
Fox 8 a story by George Saunders ( )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak "Yuman" by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children's bedtime stories. The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about people--even after "danjur" arrives in the form of a new shopping mall that cuts off his food supply, sending Fox 8 on a harrowing quest to help save his pack
Prize stories, 1999 : the O. Henry awards ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CivilWarLand in bad decline by George Saunders ( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Congratulations, by the way : some thoughts on kindness by George Saunders ( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three months after George Saunders gave a convocation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the web site of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why' Because Saunders's words tap into a desire in all of us to lead kinder, more fulfilling lives. Powerful, funny, and wise, Congratulations, by the way is an inspiring message from one of today's most influential and original writers
Pastoralia by George Saunders ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I tenacissimi sgrinfi di Frip by George Saunders ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die furchtbar hartnäckigen Gapper von Frip ( Book )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il declino delle guerre civili americane by George Saunders ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xiao mo guai nian ba da by Shan de si ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Chinese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben shu wei mei guo tong shu jie zui gao rong yu kai di jiang de zhu lai en{692126}shi mi si de qi huan zhi zuo. zuo pin jiang de shi mo yang chang de bi yi ke bang qiu shao da yi xie, quan shen shi ju se de, you hao duo hao duo yan jing de xiao mo guai nian ba da zai fa pu cun, yu cun min zhi jian fa sheng de qi huan de gu shi
Grandeur et décadence d'un parc d'attractions : nouvelles by George Saunders ( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse: Nouvelles. Roman de société
Pastoralia by George Saunders ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ソウンダース, ジョージ
ソーンダーズ, ジョージ
Languages
English (114)
Italian (8)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
Catalan (3)
German (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
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