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American story : a lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things / Bob Dotson.

Authors: Dotson, Bob.
Call number: 973 DOT
Publication: New York : Viking, [2013]
Publication date: [2013]
Subject: National characteristics, American -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Title: American story : a lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things / Bob Dotson.
Physical description: xvi, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents note: Out beyond the limits of settled lives -- See what we all see, but think what no one else has thought -- Fanfare for the common good -- Thinking more of others than they do themselves -- Stories hiding in history's shadow -- What if? -- America works best with a level playing field -- They never let a handicap, handicap them -- Where a game is still a game and not a bottom line -- Homesick for places we've never been -- Fame is a vapor -- Playing a bad hand well over and over again.
Summary note: The host of the NBC "Today Show" shares his favorite stories of citizens making a difference around the country.
ISBN: 9780670026050
0670026050
LCCN: 2012037847
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1421964
Bib No.: 1421964

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