NPR Driveway Moments All About Animals: Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go

Overview

What’s a “driveway moment”? It’s when you’re so captivated by a story you’re hearing on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you’re sitting in your driveway with the motor running. For years, listeners have written to NPR to describe such moments. Now animal lovers especially will want to make sure their tanks are full.
 
Heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell ...

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Overview

What’s a “driveway moment”? It’s when you’re so captivated by a story you’re hearing on NPR that you stay in your car to hear it to the end—even if you’re sitting in your driveway with the motor running. For years, listeners have written to NPR to describe such moments. Now animal lovers especially will want to make sure their tanks are full.
 
Heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!, hosted by Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, these stories will make you laugh out loud and shed a tear or two.

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An eclectic and . . . charming set of stories about animals and people. - Audiofile
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An eclectic and . . . charming set of stories about animals and people. - Audiofile
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598875119
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 9/25/2007
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Original radio broadcast; 1.5 hours on 2 CDs
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 806,731
  • Product dimensions: 4.94 (w) x 5.58 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


STEVE INSKEEP is host of Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States.

Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

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Table of Contents


Contents:
  • The Dog Who Loved to Suck on Toads
  • My Mother, My Parrot
  • The Sad Story of Ziggy, the Too Perfect Parrot
  • Pet Tricks—and an Accidental Career
  • A Dog Walker’s Dog Walker
  • Search for Lost Pets Continues in Louisiana
  • Turtle Holds On in Center of Vietnam’s Capital
  • A Dog’s Life in Vietnam
  • Precisionist Nears a New Pasture
  • An Entrepreneurial Dog’s Private Life
  • The Dog Stays in the Picture
  • Cute and Fuzzy as the Nation’s Lead Story
  • The Wait Wait Petting Zoo
  • No Chump Change for Chimp Art
  • Miss Pudding: A Feline Farewell
  • Vacuuming Prairie Dogs
  • When Hummingbirds Come Home
  • Bird Clothes
  • Drive-Up Boar Semen
  • The Boy Who Ran Like a Deer
  • The Soul of a Dog
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