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Callings

Callings

Author: Dave Isay, Maya Millett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143110071
Pages: 288
Year: 2017
Stories of passion, courage, and commitment, following individuals as they pursue the work they were born to do, from StoryCorps founder Dave Isay In Callings, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some found their paths at a very young age, others later in life; some overcame great odds or upturned their lives in order to pursue what matters to them. Many of their stories have never been broadcast or published by StoryCorps until now. We meet a man from the barrios of Texas whose harrowing experiences in a family of migrant farmers inspired him to become a public defender. We meet a longtime waitress who takes pride in making regulars and newcomers alike feel at home in her Nashville diner. We meet a young man on the South Side of Chicago who became a teacher in order to help at-risk teenagers like the ones who killed his father get on the right track. We meet a woman from Little Rock who helps former inmates gain the skills and confidence they need to rejoin the workforce. Together they demonstrate 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. Their shared sense of passion, honor, and commitment brings deeper meaning and satisfaction to every aspect of their lives. An essential contribution to the beloved StoryCorps collection, Callings is an inspiring tribute to rewarding work and the American pursuit of happiness. From the Hardcover edition.
Callings

Callings

Author: David Isay, Maya Millett
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
ISBN: 1594205183
Pages: 266
Year: 2016
The founder of StoryCorps relates the true stories of people who are doing what they love amd making a difference, including a man from a Texas barrio who became a public defender, and a waitress who makes everyone feel at home at her diner.
Callings

Callings

Author: Dave Isay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101980850
Pages: 208
Year: 2016-04-19
Stories of passion, courage, and commitment, following individuals as they pursue the work they were born to do, from StoryCorps founder Dave Isay In Callings, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some found their paths at a very young age, others later in life; some overcame great odds or upturned their lives in order to pursue what matters to them. Many of their stories have never been broadcast or published by StoryCorps until now. We meet a man from the barrios of Texas whose harrowing experiences in a family of migrant farmers inspired him to become a public defender. We meet a longtime waitress who takes pride in making regulars and newcomers alike feel at home in her Nashville diner. We meet a young man on the South Side of Chicago who became a teacher in order to help at-risk teenagers like the ones who killed his father get on the right track. We meet a woman from Little Rock who helps former inmates gain the skills and confidence they need to rejoin the workforce. Together they demonstrate 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. Their shared sense of passion, honor, and commitment brings deeper meaning and satisfaction to every aspect of their lives. An essential contribution to the beloved StoryCorps collection, Callings is an inspiring tribute to rewarding work and the American pursuit of happiness.
Ties That Bind

Ties That Bind

Author: Dave Isay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143125966
Pages: 224
Year: 2014-09-30
The award-winning founder of StoryCorps analyzes the project's first decade to celebrate the power of the human bond as demonstrated by poignant examples, from two brothers who reconnect after parent rejection, to a gay woman who reveals to her granddaughter her youthful hopes of having a family, to a veteran who remembers his poignant relationship with two Iraqi children.
All There Is

All There Is

Author: Dave Isay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143123025
Pages: 157
Year: 2012
The founder of StoryCorps, a national project that records, shares, and preserves the lives of Americans from all backgrounds, presents individuals' love stories from early dating to finding connections and lifelong commitment.
Listening Is an Act of Love

Listening Is an Act of Love

Author: Dave Isay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101202637
Pages: 320
Year: 2007-11-08
As heard on NPR, a wondrous nationwide celebration of our shared humanity StoryCorps founder and legendary radio producer Dave Isay selects the most memorable stories from StoryCorps' collection, creating a moving portrait of American life. The voices here connect us to real people and their lives--to their experiences of profound joy, sadness, courage, and despair, to good times and hard times, to good deeds and misdeeds. To read this book is to be reminded of how rich and varied the American storybook truly is, how resistant to easy categorization or stereotype. We are our history, individually and collectively, and Listening Is an Act of Love touchingly reminds us of this powerful truth. Dave Isay's newest book, Callings, is now available from Penguin Press.
Mom

Mom

Author: Dave Isay
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101427329
Pages: 208
Year: 2010-04-15
"What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you." -Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons, in conversation with her daughter, Danyealah Green-Lemons In Mom, Dave Isay-StoryCorps's founder and the editor of the project's bestselling collection, Listening Is an Act of Love-presents a celebration of American mothers. Featuring StoryCorps's most revelatory stories on the subject, Mom looks across a diversity of experience to present an entirely original portrait of motherhood. Through conversations between parents and children, husbands and wives, siblings and friends, the life of the American mother unfolds. In stories that take us from the woods of New Hampshire to urban Detroit and beyond, we meet mothers and children from all walks of life-an immigrant mother instilling in her children the importance of education, adult children caring for an elderly parent, a woman remembering the sound of her mother's laugh, and mothers and children of all ages learning to grow into new roles over time. Visiting families in moments of profound joy and sadness, courage and despair, struggle and triumph, we learn new truths about that most primal and sacred of bonds-the relationship between mother and child. With this vital contribution to the American storybook, StoryCorps has created a tribute to mothers that honors the wealth of our national experience. An appreciation of the wisdom and generosity passed between mothers and children, this generation to the next, Mom offers powerful lessons in the meaning of family and the expansiveness of the human heart. Watch a Video
Callings

Callings

Author: Gregg Levoy
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0609803700
Pages: 339
Year: 1998
Levoy describes the myriad ways individuals are directed to follow their authentic true work and provides inspiring psychological, spiritual, and practical guidance.
Awaken the Outlaw

Awaken the Outlaw

Author: Ben Stroup
Publisher: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1630887943
Pages: 208
Year: 2015-04-21
Remember those rules we were taught as kids? Work hard. Pay attention. Do this and you’ll be successful in life. We did our best to do everything right. But now we feel unsettled, restless, and lost in the chaos. Now what if we told you . . . That’s exactly where you should be. In that overwhelming chaos is the very place you’ll discover your purpose and passion. The challenge you must accept is the journey to uncover what that is. That journey is your process for transformation. And it starts with breaking a few rules, with awakening the outlaw inside of you. Awaken the Outlaw gives you permission to break through the barriers that keep you from embarking on your search for purpose. It teaches you to look beyond the illusions that prevent you from moving forward. And it empowers you to live your life—and your faith—in a way that draws others into the adventure of their own transformation.
Life Reimagined

Life Reimagined

Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0399573321
Pages: 464
Year: 2017-03-14
'There's no such thing as an inevitable midlife crisis', Barbara Bradley Hagerty writes in this provocative, hopeful book. New scientific research explodes the fable that midlife is a time when things start to go downhill for everybody. In fact, midlife can be a great new adventure, when you can embrace fresh possibilities, purposes and pleasures. In Life Reimagined, Hagerty explains that midlife is about renewal: It's the time to renegotiate your purpose, refocus your relationships, and transform the way you think about the world and yourself.
Badminton

Badminton

Author: John Edwards
Publisher: Crowood
ISBN: 1847978541
Pages: 128
Year: 2014-06-30
Crowood Sports Guide are superbly designed full colour paperbacks providing sound practical advice that will help make you a better player whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques and tactics or reviewing the fundaments of your game. Badminton - Crowood Sports Guide features kit checks; laws checks; key points and coaching points and includes introduction to laws and club play. Skills and techniques at every level are discussed along with advice on correct equipment. Issued by the Badminton Association of England as part of the resource pack for their Teacher's Award.
Sociology in Action

Sociology in Action

Author: Kathleen Odell Korgen, Maxine P. Atkinson
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506345891
Pages: 400
Year: 2018-01-02
Wake up your introductory sociology classes! Sociology in Action helps your students learn sociology by doing sociology. Sociology in Action will inspire your students to do sociology through real-world activities designed to ignite their sociological imaginations. This innovative new text immerses students in an active learning experience that emphasizes hands-on work, application, and learning by example. Each chapter explains sociology's key concepts and theories and pairs that foundational coverage with a series of carefully developed learning activities and thought-provoking questions. You choose the activities that will best engage your students, fit the format of your course, and meet your course goals.
Persistence of Vision

Persistence of Vision

Author: Christopher Miller, Richard Scott Pursley
Publisher:
ISBN: 1465298843
Pages:
Year: 2016-06-06

Campus to Corporate

Campus to Corporate

Author: Gangadhar Joshi
Publisher: Sage Publications
ISBN: 9351502791
Pages: 322
Year: 2015-06-30
This textbook offers a fresh perspective to the techniques of coping with the challenges of transition from a relaxed campus life to a professional corporate environment. Key highlights of the book: * Follows a pragmatic approach--discusses corporate expectations from students and the means to deliver the expected results. * Highlights critical soft skills requirements and adopts a practice-oriented approach. * Discusses high-in-demand technology-based skills (such as database management, data-mining and IT security). * Includes important information on professional certification and membership of professional associations.
Flophouse

Flophouse

Author:
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
Pages: 150
Year: 2000-01-01
An unforgettable photographic odyssey into New York City's eight remaining flophouses in the Bowery district captures the life stories of the men, representing all backgrounds, races, and classes, who dwell in the forgotten underbelly of one of the world's great cities. 20,000 first printing.