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The Resource Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett

Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
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 are paid well for their work, others not at all; some found their paths at a very young age, others later in life; many overcame great odds or upturned their lives in order to pursue what matters to them. These stories were collected over the past two years as part of a national outreach campaign, a first for StoryCorps, and most have never been published or broadcast until now. We meet a man from the barreros 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 volunteers to help 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
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Isay, David
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8072
LC item number
.I83 2016eb
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Millett, Maya
  • StoryCorps (Project)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • Vocation
  • Interviews
  • Working class
  • Work
  • Oral history
  • United States
  • StoryCorps (Project)
  • Working class
  • Work
  • Interviews
  • Oral history
  • Vocation
  • United States
Label
Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett
Link
https://swedenborglibrary.overdrive.com/media/2461877?cid=1119830
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- John Vigiano Jr. and Joe Vigiano, 9/11 first responders ; Healers : Dana Viviano, oncology nurse -- Issan Koyama, hospice chaplain -- 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
Control code
ocn947810859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101980859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Publisher number
EB00620403
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
910208
System control number
(OCoLC)947810859
Label
Callings : the purpose and passion of work, by Dave Isay with Maya Millett
Link
https://swedenborglibrary.overdrive.com/media/2461877?cid=1119830
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 -- John Vigiano Jr. and Joe Vigiano, 9/11 first responders ; Healers : Dana Viviano, oncology nurse -- Issan Koyama, hospice chaplain -- 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
Control code
ocn947810859
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101980859
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Publisher number
EB00620403
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
910208
System control number
(OCoLC)947810859

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