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Callings : the purpose and passion of work

David Isay author. Maya Millett author.

2016

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Reserve  (CT 215 .I83 2016 )()

  • Title:
    Callings : the purpose and passion of work
  • Author: David Isay author.
  • Maya Millett author.
  • Description: DREAMERS. Herman Heyn, street-corner astronomer ; Barbara Abelhauser, bridgetender ; Sharon Long, forensic artist ; Marat Kogut, NBA referee ; Alton Yates, aeromedical field tester ; Ronald McNair, astronaut ; Storm Reyes, library assistant ; 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 ; 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 ; 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 -- 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 ; Darlene Lewis, employment counselor ; Miranda Louise, waitress and blues singer -- GROUNDBREAKERS. Jerry Lawson, video game inventor ; Clela Rores, 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.
    A collection of StoryCorps interviews that demonstrates "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. [The participants'] shared sense of passion, honor, and commitment brings deeper meaning and satisfaction to every aspect of their lives"--Dust jacket flap.
  • Local Note: acq2016psy
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press
  • Format: 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781594205187;ISBN 1594205183
  • Subjects: StoryCorps (Project); StoryCorps (Project); Vocation -- Case studies; Interviews -- United States; Oral history; Interviews; Oral history; Vocation; Duty; Ethics; Occupations; Work; History -- Methodology; Oral biography; Oral tradition; Conversation; Interviewing; History -- Methodology; Oral biography; Oral tradition; Duty; Ethics; Occupations; Work; United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes; United States; Biography -- Anecdotes; Case studies
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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