In the Garden of the North American Martyrs, by Tobias Wolff

Friday, February 21, 2014

Wolff’s story is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “Determination,” hosted by Jane Kaczmarek and featuring stories with character-testing moments.  


“In the Garden of the North American Martyrs” is the title story of Wolff’s 1981 collection, and its profile of a meek academic who goes off the rails after years of careful conformity still packs a punch.  The reader is Jane Curtin.


Jane Curtin and Jane Kaczmarek

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From the Producers

Unfortunately, due to copyright and licensing restrictions, we are able to offer audio only for a limited period after the first broadcast of a program. Please check our website,, to see if any of these stories is included in our CD compilations, and for information about where to find them in print.

Mar. 31 2014 09:23 AM

where is the audio link for in the garden of the north american martyrs?

Mar. 28 2014 07:08 PM

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