- Paperback: 231 pages
- Publisher: Harper & Row; 1st edition (April 1, 1984)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0060911107
- ISBN-13: 978-0060911102
- Package Dimensions: 11 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #775,024 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The linguist in me liked the two bilingual pieces, in German and French, although I cringed at the minor mistakes found in both texts. I wonder if the errors found their way into the original show. ("Voices on Tape" omitted umlauts from several words and had some verbal inconsistencies.)
I have a CD of Anderson reading stories, The Ugly One with the Jewels, so I know the sound of her voice and delivery. I could thus "hear" her reading the following piece, "Dog Show":
I dreamed I was a dog in a dog show.
And my father came to the dog show.
And he said: That's a really good dog.
I like that dog.
And then all my friends came and I
No one has ever looked at me like this
for so long.
No one has ever stared at me like this
for so long
for such a long time
for so long.