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This I believe II : more personal philosophies of remarkable men and women

Author: Jay Allison; Dan Gediman; National Public Radio (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This second collection of This I believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists, ranging from famous to previously unknown, completing the thought that begins the book's title. With contributors who run the gamut from cellist Yo-Yo Ma to ordinary people like a diner waitress, an Iraq War veteran, a farmer, a new husband, and many others, This I believe II, like the first New York Times bestselling collection,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Allison; Dan Gediman; National Public Radio (U.S.)
ISBN: 1427204950 9781427204950 9780792756606 0792756606
OCLC Number: 257592406
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Credits: Produced by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick.
Performer(s): Essays are read by the authors ; theme music for the radio program by George Brandl Eglof.
Description: 5 sound discs (ca. 5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. Introduction / Jay Allison --
Finding the strength to fight our fears / Terry Ahwal --
I will take my voice back / Quique Aviles --
A silent night that brought healing / Steve Banko --
Living with integrity / Bob Barret --
The strange blessing that brought me home / Robin Baudier --
Returning to what's natural / Amelia Baxter-Stoltzfus --
The right to be fully American / Yasir Billoo --
The person I'm supposed to be / Andy Blowers --
Making it up as I go along / Alice Brock --
Sticking my nose in the world's business / Brigid Daull Brockway --
Teaching a bad dog new tricks / David Buetow --
The learning curve of gratitude / Mary Chapin Carpenter. Disc 2. Failure is a good thing / Jon Carroll --
The faith that brings me peace / Betsy Chalmers --
The person I want to bring into this world / Laura Shipler Chico --
The deeper well of memory / Christine Cleary --
A marriage that's good enough / Corinne Colbert --
Creating our own happiness / Wayne Coyne --
A way to honor life / Cortney Davis --
We never go away / Dennis Downey --
The questions we must ask / Tamar Duke-Cohan --
Learning true tolerance / Joel Engardio --
Doing things my own way / Bela Fleck --
Dancing all the dances as long as I can / Robert Fulghum --
A reverence for all life / Michelle Gardner-Quinn --
A feeling of wildness / David Gessner --
All the joy the world contains / Jimmie Dale Gilmore --
As I grow old / David Greenberger --
Untold stories of kindness / Ernesto Haibi. Disc 3. Peace begins with one person / Ivory Harlow --
Do what you love / Tony Hawk --
Combating the tyranny of the positive attitude / Barbara Held --
My husband will call me tomorrow / Becky Herz --
The tense middle / Roald Hoffmann --
Living in the here and now / Jeffrey Hollender --
[Inner strength emerges when times are desperate] / Jake Hovenden --
Becoming a parent is a gift / Chris Huntington --
Finding redemption through acceptance / Interrogator --
Paying attention to the silver lining / Annaliese Jakimides --
There is no blame; there is only love / Ann Karasinski --
The universe is conspiring to help us / Kevin Kelly --
We all need mending / Susan Cooke Kittredge --
Telling kids the whole truth / Martha Leathe --
Every person is precious / Isabel Legarda --
Navigating turbulent waters / Jimmy Liao --
All beings are interconnected / James Loney. Disc 4. A musician of many cultures / Yo-Yo Ma --
Being content with myself / Kamaal Majeed --
Be cool / Christian McBride --
That old piece of cloth / Frank Miller --
My home is New Orleans / Mike Miller --
That Golden Rule thing / Craig Newmark --
My personal leap of faith / Bill Nunan --
Admittance to a better life / Michael Oatman --
Living what you do every day / Yolanda O'Bannon --
The long road to forgiveness / Kim Phuc --
The practice of slowing down / Phil Powers --
Living my prayer / Sister Helen Prejean --
The chance to move forward / Maria Mayo Robbins --
Utterly humbled by mystery / Father Richard Rohr --
I always have a choice / Catherine Royce --
I am not my body / Lisa Sandin --
Resilience is a gift / Joel Schmidt. Disc 5. The designated celebrator / Melinda Shoaf --
Baking by senses and memories / Emily Smith --
Learning to trust my intuition / Cynthia Sommer --
An optimistic view of the world / Dan Tani --
Community in action / Studs Terkel --
Music makes me come alive / Joan Tower --
God is God because he remembers / Elie Wiesel --
The guts to keep going / Amy Lyles Wilson --
Freeing myself through forgiveness / Yolanda Young --
A potential for brutality / Yinong Young-Xu --
A duty to family, heritage, and country / Ying Ying Yu --
We're all different in our own ways / Joshua Yuchasz --
Afterword / Dan Gediman --
Appendix A: How to write your own "this I believe" essay --
Appendix B: How to use "This I believe" in your community.
Other Titles: This I believe 2
This I believe (Radio program)
Responsibility: edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman with John Gregory and Viki Merrick in association with NPR.
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This second collection of This I believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists, ranging from famous to previously unknown, completing the thought that begins the book's title. With contributors who run the gamut from cellist Yo-Yo Ma to ordinary people like a diner waitress, an Iraq War veteran, a farmer, a new husband, and many others, This I believe II, like the first New York Times bestselling collection, showcases moving and irresistible essays about forgiveness, personal integrity, and honoring life and change.

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