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The Resource Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project, edited and with an introduction by Dave Isay

Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project, edited and with an introduction by Dave Isay

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Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project
Title
Listening is an act of love
Title remainder
a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Dave Isay
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From more than ten thousand interviews, StoryCorps--the largest oral history project in the nation's history--presents a tapestry of American stories, told by the people who lived them to the people they love. StoryCorps began with the idea that everyone has an important story to tell. And since 2003, this remarkable project has been collecting the stories of everyday Americans from all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life and preserving them for future generations. Here, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay selects some of the most remarkable stories from the already vast collection and arranges them thematically into 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.--From publisher description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.Z8
LC item number
L49 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Isay, David
  • StoryCorps (Project)
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  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • National characteristics, American
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • Interviews
  • Manners and customs
  • National characteristics, American
  • Oral history
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project, edited and with an introduction by Dave Isay
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Note
"Autographed copy."
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Home and family -- Work and dedication -- Journeys -- History and struggle -- Fire and water -- The story of StoryCorps -- StoryCorps facilitators, 2003-06 -- Favorite StoryCorps questions
  • Brad Skow, 28, interviews Mary Lou Maher, 46, his birth mother
  • Cousins Cherie Johnson, 72, and James Ransom remember visits to their grandmother's home in Brandenton, Florida
  • Karen Washabau, 59, tells her husband, Dave Washabau, 59, about her favorite sport
  • Anthony D'Andrea, 63, interviewed by his daughters Monica McInerney, 36, and Mary D'Andrea, 35
  • Rebecca Katechis, 51, speaks with her sister Carolyn Schlam, 59.
  • Work and dedication:
  • Dr. Monica Mayer, 45, interviewed her cousin and patient, Spencer Wilkinson Jr., 39
  • Ken Kobus, 58, tells his friend Ron Baraff, 42, about making steel
  • Samuel W. Black, 45, interviewed by his wife, Edda Fields-Black, 34
  • Joyce Butler, 73, interviewed by her daughter Stephanie Butler, 47
  • Introduction -- Author's note.
  • Sharon St. Aubin, 57, interviewed by her nephew Jerrold Arneson, 33
  • Lori Fitzgerald, 36, interviews her father, Lendall Hill, 58
  • Barb Fuller-Curry, 68, interviewed by her son, Craig Curry, 34
  • Rick Kincaid, 53, interviewed by his friend Danny Terry, 60
  • Retired police detective Phyllis Johnson, 54, interviewed by her friend Danny Perasa, 65
  • Bus driver Ronald Ruiz, 57, interviewed by facilitator Brett Myers, 27
  • Barney Feldman, 87, interviewed by his daughter, Susan Beckman, 65
  • Scott Kohanek, 52, and his wife, Catherine Kohanek, 51
  • Janet Lutz, 62, interviewed by her friend Lori Armstrong, 50.
  • Journeys:
  • Home and family:
  • Brittany Conant, 31, interviews her mother-in-law, Martha Conant, 63
  • Blanca Alvarez, 55, interviewed by her daughter, Connie Alvarez, 33
  • Eddie S. Lanier Jr., 60, interviewed by his friend David Wright, 51
  • Paul Mortimer, 49, and Shawn Fox, 39, interview each other
  • John Brown, 36, interviewed by his brother Paul Corbit Brown, 39
  • Kim Schumer, 18, interviewed by her sister, Amy Schumer, 22
  • Curtis Cates, 54, interviewed by his wife, Cindy Connolly Cates, 47
  • George Caywood, 67, interviewed by his daughter Gina Caywood, 38
  • Shasti O'Leary-Soudant, 39, interviewed by her husband, Jethro Soudant, 34
  • Gregg Korbon, 57, speaks to his wife, Kathryn Korban, 52
  • Cynthia Rahn, 48, interviewed by her friend Adrienne Lea, 47
  • Katherine Meers, 16, interviews her father, Sam Meers, 45.
  • History and struggle:
  • Virginia Hill Fairbrother, 81, interviewed by her daughter, Laurel Kaae, 50
  • Manny Diaz Jr., 81, interviewed by his friend Blanca Vásquez, 56
  • Debra A. Fisher, 45, interviewed by facilitaror Karen Dimattia, 30
  • Joseph L. Robertson, 87, interviewed by his son-in-law, John H. Fish Jr., 61
  • Sam Harmon, 75, interviewed by his grandson Ezra Awumey, 12
  • Theresa Burroughs, 76, interviewed by her daughter, Toni Love, 36
  • Retired sanitation worker Taylor Rogers, 79, speaks with his wife, Bessie Rogers
  • Tom Geerdes, 60, talks with his daughter Hannah Campbell, 30
  • Dr. Richard Collins, 81, interviewed by his grandson Sean Collins, 26
  • Mary Caplan, 60, interviewed by her friend Emily Collazo, 41.
  • Fire and water:
  • Ricahrd Pecorella, 53, remembers his fiancée, Karen Juday, with facilitator Jackie Goodrich
  • Joseph Dittmar, 47, interviewed by facilitator Rani Shankar, 28
  • Pump operators Rufus Burkhalter, 61, and Bobby Brown, 58, talk about their work at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, where they have been employed for more than twenty years
  • Douglas Paul Desilvey, 59, interviewed by facilitator Nick Yulman, 25
  • Kiersta Kurtz-Burke, 37, interviewed by her husband, Justin Lundgren, 36.
  • The story of StoryCorps
  • Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- StoryCorps facilitators, 2003-06 -- Appendix: Favorite StoryCorps questions
  • Seth Fleischauer, 25, interviews his grandfather William Jacobs, 83
  • Joyce Kim Lee, 35, interviews her mother, Hee-Sook Lee, 66
  • Sulochanka Konur, 53, interviewed by his daughter-in-law, Melissa Konur, 31
  • Victoria Keller Fraser, 58, speaks with her grandson, Christopher James Fraser, 20
Control code
ocm85898930
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781594201400
Lccn
2007009369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)85898930
Label
Listening is an act of love : a celebration of American life from the StoryCorps Project, edited and with an introduction by Dave Isay
Link
Publication
Note
"Autographed copy."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Home and family -- Work and dedication -- Journeys -- History and struggle -- Fire and water -- The story of StoryCorps -- StoryCorps facilitators, 2003-06 -- Favorite StoryCorps questions
  • Brad Skow, 28, interviews Mary Lou Maher, 46, his birth mother
  • Cousins Cherie Johnson, 72, and James Ransom remember visits to their grandmother's home in Brandenton, Florida
  • Karen Washabau, 59, tells her husband, Dave Washabau, 59, about her favorite sport
  • Anthony D'Andrea, 63, interviewed by his daughters Monica McInerney, 36, and Mary D'Andrea, 35
  • Rebecca Katechis, 51, speaks with her sister Carolyn Schlam, 59.
  • Work and dedication:
  • Dr. Monica Mayer, 45, interviewed her cousin and patient, Spencer Wilkinson Jr., 39
  • Ken Kobus, 58, tells his friend Ron Baraff, 42, about making steel
  • Samuel W. Black, 45, interviewed by his wife, Edda Fields-Black, 34
  • Joyce Butler, 73, interviewed by her daughter Stephanie Butler, 47
  • Introduction -- Author's note.
  • Sharon St. Aubin, 57, interviewed by her nephew Jerrold Arneson, 33
  • Lori Fitzgerald, 36, interviews her father, Lendall Hill, 58
  • Barb Fuller-Curry, 68, interviewed by her son, Craig Curry, 34
  • Rick Kincaid, 53, interviewed by his friend Danny Terry, 60
  • Retired police detective Phyllis Johnson, 54, interviewed by her friend Danny Perasa, 65
  • Bus driver Ronald Ruiz, 57, interviewed by facilitator Brett Myers, 27
  • Barney Feldman, 87, interviewed by his daughter, Susan Beckman, 65
  • Scott Kohanek, 52, and his wife, Catherine Kohanek, 51
  • Janet Lutz, 62, interviewed by her friend Lori Armstrong, 50.
  • Journeys:
  • Home and family:
  • Brittany Conant, 31, interviews her mother-in-law, Martha Conant, 63
  • Blanca Alvarez, 55, interviewed by her daughter, Connie Alvarez, 33
  • Eddie S. Lanier Jr., 60, interviewed by his friend David Wright, 51
  • Paul Mortimer, 49, and Shawn Fox, 39, interview each other
  • John Brown, 36, interviewed by his brother Paul Corbit Brown, 39
  • Kim Schumer, 18, interviewed by her sister, Amy Schumer, 22
  • Curtis Cates, 54, interviewed by his wife, Cindy Connolly Cates, 47
  • George Caywood, 67, interviewed by his daughter Gina Caywood, 38
  • Shasti O'Leary-Soudant, 39, interviewed by her husband, Jethro Soudant, 34
  • Gregg Korbon, 57, speaks to his wife, Kathryn Korban, 52
  • Cynthia Rahn, 48, interviewed by her friend Adrienne Lea, 47
  • Katherine Meers, 16, interviews her father, Sam Meers, 45.
  • History and struggle:
  • Virginia Hill Fairbrother, 81, interviewed by her daughter, Laurel Kaae, 50
  • Manny Diaz Jr., 81, interviewed by his friend Blanca Vásquez, 56
  • Debra A. Fisher, 45, interviewed by facilitaror Karen Dimattia, 30
  • Joseph L. Robertson, 87, interviewed by his son-in-law, John H. Fish Jr., 61
  • Sam Harmon, 75, interviewed by his grandson Ezra Awumey, 12
  • Theresa Burroughs, 76, interviewed by her daughter, Toni Love, 36
  • Retired sanitation worker Taylor Rogers, 79, speaks with his wife, Bessie Rogers
  • Tom Geerdes, 60, talks with his daughter Hannah Campbell, 30
  • Dr. Richard Collins, 81, interviewed by his grandson Sean Collins, 26
  • Mary Caplan, 60, interviewed by her friend Emily Collazo, 41.
  • Fire and water:
  • Ricahrd Pecorella, 53, remembers his fiancée, Karen Juday, with facilitator Jackie Goodrich
  • Joseph Dittmar, 47, interviewed by facilitator Rani Shankar, 28
  • Pump operators Rufus Burkhalter, 61, and Bobby Brown, 58, talk about their work at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans, where they have been employed for more than twenty years
  • Douglas Paul Desilvey, 59, interviewed by facilitator Nick Yulman, 25
  • Kiersta Kurtz-Burke, 37, interviewed by her husband, Justin Lundgren, 36.
  • The story of StoryCorps
  • Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- StoryCorps facilitators, 2003-06 -- Appendix: Favorite StoryCorps questions
  • Seth Fleischauer, 25, interviews his grandfather William Jacobs, 83
  • Joyce Kim Lee, 35, interviews her mother, Hee-Sook Lee, 66
  • Sulochanka Konur, 53, interviewed by his daughter-in-law, Melissa Konur, 31
  • Victoria Keller Fraser, 58, speaks with her grandson, Christopher James Fraser, 20
Control code
ocm85898930
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781594201400
Lccn
2007009369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)85898930

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