Listening Is an Act of Love by Dave Isay
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Listening Is an Act of Love
By Dave Isay

Listening Is an Act of Love

A Celebration of American Life from the Storycorps Project

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Listening Is an Act of Love by Dave Isay

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As heard on NPR?a wondrous nationwide celebration of our shared humanity StoryCorps founder and legendary radio producer Dave Isay selects the most memorable stories from StoryCorps? collection, creating a moving portrait of American life. The voices here connect us to real people and their lives?to their experiences of profound joy, sadness, courage, and despair, to good times and hard times, to good deeds and misdeeds. To read this book is to be reminded of how rich and varied the American storybook truly is, how resistant to easy categorization or stereotype. We are our history, individually and collectively, and "Listening Is an Act of Love" touchingly reminds us of this powerful truth. Dave Isay's newest book, "Callings," will be published by Penguin Press on April 19, 2016.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780143114345
ISBN-10: 0143114344
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 127mm x 23mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Plume
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Publish Date: 12-May-2009
Country of Publication: India

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Author Biography - Dave Isay

Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and its parent company, Sound Portraits Productions. Over the past two decades his radio documentary work has won nearly every award in broadcasting, including five Peabody awards. Dave has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a United States Artists Fellowship. He is the author (or coauthor) of four books based on Sound Portraits radio stories, including "Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago" and "Flophouse." He and his wife, Jennifer Gonnerman, live in Brooklyn.Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and its parent company, Sound Portraits Productions. Over the past two decades his radio documentary work has won nearly every award in broadcasting, including five Peabody awards. Dave has also received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a MacArthur Fellowship, and a United States Artists Fellowship. He is the author (or coauthor) of four books based on Sound Portraits radio stories, including "Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago" and "Flophouse." He and his wife, Jennifer Gonnerman, live in Brooklyn.

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