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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).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Thorndike Press large print inspirational series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Scott County PL - Austin 331.70092 ISA (Text) 35830801827113 Large Print - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410493903
  • Physical Description: 331 pages; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]

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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.
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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: Large type books.
Vocation Case studies.
Interviews > United States
United States > Biography > Anecdotes.
Genre: Interviews.

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