Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features 80 Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that begins with the audiobook's title. The pieces that make up the program will compel listeners to rethink not only what and how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs, but also the extent to which they share them with others.Featuring a star-studded list of contributors that includes John McCain, Isabel Allende, and Colin Powell (as well as pieces from the original 1950s series that included Helen Keller and Jackie Robinson), the collection also contains essays by a Brooklyn lawyer; a woman who sells yellow-pages advertising in Fort Worth, Texas; and a man who serves on Rhode Island's parole board. The result is a stirring, funny, and always provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of a diverse group of Americans whose beliefs, and the incredibly varied ways in which they choose to express them, reveal the American spirit at its best.More
Winner of Audio Publishers Association 2007 Audie Award, Short Stories/Collections
Audie Award Finalist, Audiobook of the Year, 2007
Audie Award Finalist, Audiobook Adapted from Another Medium, 2007
"A joy to listen to....For summer travels, it is hard to imagine better, or more uplifting, entertainment for the auto CD player or iPod." (Louisville Courier-Journal)
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- C. Telfair