People We Meet: Unforgettable Conversations

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Various Authors

Narrated By: David Greene

Publisher: HighBridge Company

Date: May 2014

Duration: 2 hours 28 minutes

Summary:

Nationally known NPR on-air personalities-including Melissa Block, David Greene, Rachel Martin, Guy Raz, Scott Simon, Susan Stamberg and many more-share the lasting impressions made during interviews with a wide variety of exceptional individuals. Each story is introduced by the NPR host and offers a candid account of how the encounter was particularly meaningful to them.

These are thought-provoking and emotionally resonant interviews with both the famous and the nearly anonymous, who reveal themselves over the course of a conversation in delightful, moving, and surprising ways.

Contents -Introduction by David Greene-A Songwriter and an Army Dad Share One Touching Story (Connie Harrington and Paul Monti with Melissa Block)
-Stephen King on Getting Scared (Stephen King with David Greene)
-Autistic Slaughterhouse Inspector Calms Cattle (Temple Grandin with Daniel Zwerdling)
-Ingrid Betancourt's Six Years in the Jungle (Ingrid Betancourt with Guy Raz)
-Killed for Taking Part in 'Everybody's Fight' (Sally Liuzzo-Prado with Karen Grigsby Bates)
-Day by Day: A Mother's Life with Cancer (Neeley Wells with Rachel Martin)
-Self-Help Group for Facially Disfigured (Betsy Wilson with Susan Stamberg)
-With Fading Memory, Terry Pratchett Revisits 'Carpet People' (Terry Pratchett with Arun Rath)
-'Lunch Lady' Author Helps Students Draw Their Own Heroes (Jarrett Krosoczka with Michelle Norris)
-How One Woman's Faith Stopped a School Shooting (Antoinette Tuff with Michel Martin)
-Teen from Sarajevo (Irena Milic with Scott Simon)
-Katrina Survivors Donald and Colleen Bordelon (Colleen Bordelon with Steve Inskeep)
-Don't Call This 12-Year
-Old Pianist and Composer a Prodigy (Emily Bear with David Greene)

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