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I thought my father was God: and other true stories from NPR's National Story Project.

Auster, Paul, 1947- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780060784423 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0060784423 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 06 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Harper Collins Publishers : 2004.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Paul Auster.
Summary, etc.:
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. just over a year old, it's one of NPR's most popular features. The response has been so overwhelming, with more than 4,000 stories submitted so far, that Auster decided to cull the top works and make them available in a book -- and now this audio tape. 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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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Oral history.
United States > Social life and customs > 20th century > Anecdotes.
United States > Social conditions > 1945- > Anecdotes.
United States > Biography > Anecdotes.

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