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This I believe [electronic resource] : the personal philosophies of remarkable men and women / foreword by Studs Terkel ; edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman ; in association with National Public Radio.

Allison, Jay. (Added Author). Gediman, Dan. (Added Author). Terkel, Studs, 1912- (Added Author). National Public Radio (U.S.) (Added Author). Various. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 0792746007 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9780792746003 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [New York] : Audio Renaissance, 2006.

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General Note: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 5:42:06.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by various persons.
Summary, etc.: Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features 80 Americans-from the famous to the unknown-completing the thought that begins with the book's title. The pieces that make up the program-including essays by celebrity contributors such as Isabel Allende and Colin Powell; selections from the original 1950s series by Helen Keller and Jackie Robinson; and pieces by a man who serves on the state of Rhode Island's parole board and a woman who sells yellow pages advertising in Texas. The result is a stirring, funny and always provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of a diverse group who reveal the American spirit at its best.
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 81939 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Belief and doubt.
Conduct of life.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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