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The best strangers in the world [sound recording] : stories from a life spent listening / Ari Shapiro.

Shapiro, Ari, 1978- (author,, narrator.).


From the host of NPR's All Things Considered, a stirring memoir-in-essays that is also a lover letter to journalism.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9798212209908
  • ISBN: 9798212209915
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 15 minutes) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper Audio, [2023]

Content descriptions

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : thank you for listening -- Nature boy -- Impact -- Happy endings -- Musical interlude 1 : je ne veux pas travailler -- The bubble -- War people in war places -- War people in other places -- The other man I married -- The third rail of journalism -- The best strangers in the world -- The whole world falls in -- Answers versus questions -- You can't see schvitz on the radio -- Musical interlude 2 : crowd surfing with cigarettes -- You can't kill me. I'm an idea. I'm timeless -- Playing favorites.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by the author.
Subject: Shapiro, Ari, 1978-
Radio journalists > United States > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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  • 2 of 5 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.


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