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I Thought My Father Was God

And Other True Tales from NPR's National Story Project

I Thought My Father Was God( )
Author: Auster, Paul
Read by: Auster, Paul
ISBN:978-0-06-087411-7
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperAudio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

One of America's foremost writers collects the best stories submitted to NPR's National Story Project -- and illuminates the powerful role of storytelling in all our lives.

When Paul Auster was asked to join NPR's Weekend All Things Considered program to tell stories, he turned the proposition on its head: he would let the stories come to him. He invited listeners to submit brief, true-life anecdotes about events that touched their lives.

And so the National Story...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 5.7 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.515 Pounds
Author Biography
Auster, Paul (Author)
Paul Auster was born on February 3, 1947, in Newark, New Jersey. He received a B.A. and a M.A. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. In addition to his career as a writer, Auster has been a census taker, tutor, merchant seaman, little-league baseball coach, and a telephone operator. He started his writing career as a translator. He soon gained popularity for the detective novels that make up his New York Trilogy. His other works include The Invention of Solitude; Leviathan; Moon Palace; Facing the Music; In the Country of Last Things; The Music of Chance; Mr. Vertigo; and The Brooklyn Follies. His latest novels are entitled, Invisible and Sunset Park. In addition to his novels, Auster has written screenplays and directed several films. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a French Prix Medicis for Foreign Literature.

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