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Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: 9780805086584320 Pages
Barnes & Noble
"A welcome change from the sloganeering, political mudslinging and products of spin doctors."—The Philadelphia Inquirer
Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans—from the famous to the unknown—completing the thought that the book's title begins. Each piece compels readers to rethink not only how they have arrived at their own personal beliefs but also the extent to which they share them with others.
Featuring many renowned contributors—including Isabel Allende, Colin Powell, Gloria Steinem, William F. Buckley Jr., Penn Jillette, Bill Gates, and John Updike—the collection also contains essays by a Brooklyn lawyer; a part-time hospital clerk in Rehoboth, Massachusetts; 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 and provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of a diverse group of people whose beliefs—and the incredibly varied ways in which they choose to express them—reveal the American spirit at its best.
Audie Audiobook of the Year Finalist, Audie Award Finalist, Audie Award Winner, AudioFile Best Audiobooks, Amazon.com Top 10 Editor's Picks: Audiobooks
"At a time when the tide runs toward a sure conformity, when dissent is often confused with subversion, when a man's belief may be subject to investigation as well as his actions . . ."
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This I Believe Audiobook Excerpt--William F. Buckley, Jr.
Listen to William F. Buckley, Jr., founder of the National Review, speak about his belief in God in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. Based on the NPR series of the same name, This I Believe features eighty Americans, from the famous to the unknown, completing the thought that the book's title begins.Share This