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Callings : the purpose and passion of work / Dave Isay ; with Maya Millett.

Isay, David, (author.). Millett, Maya, (author.). StoryCorps (Project) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library B 331.702 ISAY (Text) 37500004349748 Biographies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 920.073 ISA (Text) 39391100274842 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 814 Isay (Text) 31208912450196 non-fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 973.92 ISAY (Text) 33946003104689 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594205187
  • ISBN: 1594205183
  • Physical Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A StoryCorps book" from cover.
Includes "Favorite StoryCorps questions" (page 261).
Formatted Contents Note:
DREAMERS. Herman Heyn, street-corner astronomer ; Barbara Abelhauser, bridgetender ; Sharon Long, forensic artist ; Marat Kogut, NBA referee ; Alton Yates, aeromedical field tester ; Ronald McNair, astronaut ; Storm Reyes, library assistant ; Dorothy Warburton, scientist ; Thomas McGarvey, dentist -- GENERATIONS. Dekalb Walcott Jr. and Dekalb Walcott III, firefighters ; Don and Mackenzie Byles, funeral directors ; Anne Lucietto, mechanical engineer ; Phil Kerner, tool and die maker ; Barbara Moore, bricklayer ; Noramay Cadena, engineer and entrepreneur ; Olga Ayala, sculptor ; Larry and Laura Michaelis, physicians ; Johnny Bradley, farmer ; Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, actor ; Red Lain, oil rig driller -- HEALERS. Dana Viviano, oncology nurse ; Issan Koyama, hospice chaplain ; John Vigiano Jr. and Joe Vigiano, 9/11 first responders ; Kerry Davis and Ken Hopper, ironworkers ; Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves, sanitation workers ; Rich Barham and Nelson Peck, veterans crisis hotline workers ; Rowan Allen, emergency medical technician ; Michelle Alore, ICU nurse ; Austin Chen, ob-gyn ; Burnell Cotlon, grocer ; Vito de la Cruz, assistant federal public defender ; Pat Hays, policewoman ; Dawn Maestas, ink removal specialist ; Barbara Butler, FMF corpsman ; Ayodeji Ogunniyi, English teacher -- PHILOSOPHERS. Al Siedlecki, science teacher ; Sol Aramendi, artist and educator ; Ted Dennard, beekeeper ; Rose Brudno, bar owner ; Leonard Berk, salmon slicer ; Clarence Haskett, beer vendor ; Arnie Knapp, entertainer coach operator ; Paquita Williams, subway conductor ; Jim Clyburn, congressman ; Darlene Lewis, employment counselor ; Miranda Louise, waitress and blues singer -- GROUNDBREAKERS. Jerry Lawson, video game inventor ; Clela Rores, county clerk ; Eric D. Williams, pastor ; Laura Martinez, chef and restaurateur ; Dorothy Glinton, Ford assembly plant supervisor ; Wendell Scott, NASCAR driver ; Lyle Link, building contractor.
Summary, etc.:
A collection of StoryCorps interviews that demonstrates "how work can be about much more than just making a living, that chasing dreams and finding inspiration in unexpected places can transform a vocation into a calling. [The participants'] shared sense of passion, honor, and commitment brings deeper meaning and satisfaction to every aspect of their lives" Dust jacket flap.
Subject: United States > Biography > Anecdotes.
Vocation > Case studies.
Interviews > United States.
Oral history.
Genre: Interviews.

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