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Title The moth / edited and with an introduction by Catherine Burns ; preface by Adam Gopnik ; foreword by George Dawes Green.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Hyperion, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  791.44 MOT    AVAILABLE
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Description xxi, 407 pages ; 21 cm
Summary "In the tradition of book anthologies created from public radio programs such as StoryCorps and This I Believe, THE MOTH collects the best storytelling moments--most in print here for the very first time--straight from their archive of more than 3000 shows since the first Moth Evening in 1997. From James Braly's struggling with what to do when his three-year-old son wants a pink bicycle to Dr. George Lombardi's flying to India to save Mother Theresa's life, from former U.S. Press Secretary Joe Lockhart's oversleeping after a long night in a Moscow bar and missing Air Force One on his first international trip, to Ed Gavagan's surviving being stabbed by a gang and then testifying at their trial, these 40 stories range from sublime to heartbreaking to hilarious, and this collection will feature the very best. Backed by The Moth's own efforts and their expanding syndication and live event efforts in 2012-2013, this book will be an important and cherished read for existing fans of the program, literary fans of some of the featured storytellers, and oral history buffs coast-to-coast"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Moth radio hour (Radio program)
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1971- -- Anecdotes.
Popular culture -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Burns, Catherine, 1969- editor.
Gopnik, Adam.
Green, George Dawes.
Added Title Moth radio hour (Radio program)
ISBN 9781401311117 (pbk.)
1401311113 (pbk.)
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