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Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett, (large print)

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Callings : the purpose and passion of work
Title
Callings
Title remainder
the purpose and passion of work
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Isay with Maya Millett
Title variation
Purpose and passion of work
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Language
eng
Summary
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."
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contains biographical information
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 920.073
  • [B]
  • 331.70092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8072
LC item number
.I83 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print inspirational
Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett, (large print)
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Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett, (large print)
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Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • 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
  • DREAMERS.
  • 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
  • Herman Heyn, street-corner astronomer
  • 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
  • Barbara Abelhauser, bridgetender
  • 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
  • Sharon Long, forensic artist
  • Darlene Lewis, employment counselor
  • Miranda Louise, waitress and blues singer
  • GROUNDBREAKERS.
  • Jerry Lawson, video game inventor
  • Clela Rorex, 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
  • Marat Kogut, NBA referee
  • Alton Yates, aeromedical field tester
  • Ronald McNair, astronaut
  • Storm Reyes, library assistant
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23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
331 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410493903
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
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2016026727
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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n
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)952982569

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