9780143114345

Listening Is an Act of Love : A Celebration of American Life from the StoryCorps Project

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143114345

  • ISBN10:

    0143114344

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/28/2008
  • Publisher: Penguin Books

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Summary

Drawn from the work of StoryCorps, the largest and most ambitious oral history project in American history, this tapestry presents the stories Americans have been sharing from their lives to leave behind to their loved ones.

Author Biography

David Isay is the founder of StoryCorps. His radio documentary work has won nearly every award in broadcasting, including five Peabody Awards. He has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a United States Artists Fellowship.

Table of Contents

Listening is an Act of Love Introduction
Author's Note

Home and Family
Work and Dedication
Journeys
History and Struggle
Fire and Water

The Story of StoryCorps
Afterword
The Conversation of a Lifetime
Do-It-Yourself Checklist
Favorite StoryCorps Questions
Acknowledgments
StoryCorps Facilitators, 2003-06

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