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NPR Road Trips: National Park Adventures: Stories That Take You Away . . .

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Grand Canyon National Park is one of the planet’s Seven Natural Wonders, with 4.4 million visitors each year. Who keeps them safe, fed, and happy? When the wind blows at White Sands National Monument, legend says the centuries-old ghost of a Mexican maiden appears in the shifting sands. In Yosemite National Park, there’s a guy who tracks road kill with a clipboard and a shovel to pry flattened victims from the blacktop.

This colorful collection goes behind the scenery at ...

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Overview

Grand Canyon National Park is one of the planet’s Seven Natural Wonders, with 4.4 million visitors each year. Who keeps them safe, fed, and happy? When the wind blows at White Sands National Monument, legend says the centuries-old ghost of a Mexican maiden appears in the shifting sands. In Yosemite National Park, there’s a guy who tracks road kill with a clipboard and a shovel to pry flattened victims from the blacktop.

This colorful collection goes behind the scenery at America’s most popular national parks. It also visits lesser-known parks with thought-provoking tales to tell.

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Editorial Reviews

Boston Globe
“. . . just perfect for summer car trips . . .”
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“The same stories you enjoy on the air are now better than ever on audio CDs called NPR Road Trips. These CDs make for easy listening; plus they are educational and entertaining.”
Family Motor Coaching
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“This colorful collection never ceases to amaze and inspire.”
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From the Publisher
“The same stories you enjoy on the air are now better than ever on audio CDs called NPR Road Trips. These CDs make for easy listening; plus they are educational and entertaining.”
Family Motor Coaching

“This colorful collection never ceases to amaze and inspire.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781598878561
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 4/21/2009
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Original radio broadcast; 1 hour on 1 CD
  • Pages: 75
  • Sales rank: 392,271
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 4.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


NOAH ADAMS is an American broadcast journalist and author, known primarily for his more than thirty years of experience on National Public Radio. A former co-host of the daily All Things Considered program, he has also served as senior correspondent at the network's National Desk.

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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