American story : a lifetime search for ordinary people doing extraordinary things / Bob Dotson.
|Call number:||973 DOT|
|Publication:||New York : Viking, |
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.|
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