Interviewed by: Mike Pettengell
Catalog Number: 19991110
A free-lance travel writer who has published incisive books on Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, Robert Kaplan now turns his discerning gaze on his own country. An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America's Future is this easterner’s journey into the heartland and to the West Coast to record his observations about the fragmentation and erosion of community. Kaplan reads from this book and talks about his body of work as a whole.
In part one of this conversation, Arab-American poet Naomi Shihab Nye, whose numerous books of poetry, essays and stories have delighted children and adults alike, reads from her book, ...
A holiday favorite, this highly anthologized short story is read by the late author Grace Paley. "The Loudest Voice" is an amusing tale about a little Jewish girl, chosen to play the lead in her school's Christmas pageant, and her ...
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