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This I Believe: Life Lessons
     

This I Believe: Life Lessons

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by Dan Gediman, Mary Jo Gediman, John Gregory
 

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Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages—based on the This I Believe radio program

The popular This I Believe series, which has aired on NPR and on Bob Edwards' shows on Sirius XM Satellite and public radio, explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This book brings together treasured life

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Inspiring life wisdom from people of all ages—based on the This I Believe radio program

The popular This I Believe series, which has aired on NPR and on Bob Edwards' shows on Sirius XM Satellite and public radio, explores the personal beliefs and guiding principles by which Americans live today. This book brings together treasured life lessons of people from all walks of life. Whether it's learning the power of saying hello or how courage comes with practice, their intimate reflections will inspire, move, and encourage you. Filled with the valuable insights distilled from a wide range of personal experiences, This I Believe: Life Lessons is a perfect gift—for others or for yourself.

  • Includes extraordinary essays written by "ordinary" people who share the story of an important lesson they have learned about life
  • Shares a wide range of beliefs and experiences from a diverse group of contributors, including a physician, a roller derby queen, a corporate executive, a homeless person, and many others
  • Based on the popular This I Believe radio series and thisibelieve.org website

No matter what your age or circumstances, this book will give you valuable food for thought and important new insights on how others have learned from life's challenges.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“The authors of these brief essays—everyday people, young and old, rich and poor—read their works aloud in their own voices, providing the listener with a more meaningful and touching listening experience.”
AudioFile [Earphone Award Winner]

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118074541
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

DAN GEDIMAN is executive director of This I Believe, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that engages people in writing and sharing essays describing the core values that guide their daily lives. These short statements of belief have been featured on public radio since 2005. Gediman is the coeditor of the New York Times bestseller This I Believe, as well as This I Believe II, This I Believe: On Love, This I Believe: On Fatherhood and This I Believe: On Motherhood.

JOHN GREGORY is editorial director and MARY JO GEDIMAN is outreach director of This I Believe, Inc.

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This I Believe: Life Lessons 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I wanted to read this biok when my teacher made us write a fake essay to turn into them i ended up loving it <3 i will even buy the rest of them wen i get the chance and u should too :)