I Thought My Father Was God
And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project [CD-Audio/MP3 Edition]
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I Thought My Father Was God by Paul Auster
Book DescriptionOne of America's foremost writers collects the best stories submitted to NPR's National Story Project -- and illuminates the powerful role of storytelling in all our lives.When Paul Auster was asked to join NPR's Weekend All Things Considered program to tell stories, he turned the proposition on its head: he would let the stories come to him. He invited listeners to submit brief, true-life anecdotes about events that touched their lives.And so the National Story Project was born. It was one of NPR's most popular features. The response was so overwhelming, with more than 4,000 stories submitted that Auster decided to cull the top works and make them available in a book -- and now this CD collection. His selections -- hilarious blunders, wrenching coincidences, brushes with death, miraculous encounters, improbable ironies -- come from people of all ages and walks of life.This one-of-a-kind collection is a testament to the power of storytelling that offers a glimpse into the American soul. By turns poignant, nostalgic, funny, and strange, it is an audiobook to be treasured and shared for years to come.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060874117
(145mm x 134mm x 27mm)
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Collected Novels, Hardback (June 2015)
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New York Trilogy, Paperback (June 2015)» View all books by Paul Auster
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