The Moth Presents All These Wonders

True Stories About Facing the Unknown

Author: Catherine Burns

Publisher: Crown Archetype

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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“Wonderful." —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongside Meg Wolitzer, John Turturro, Tig Notaro, and Hasan Minhaj, readers will encounter: an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, an Afghan refugee learning how much her father sacrificed to save their family, a hip-hop star coming to terms with being a “one-hit wonder,” a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill’s “secret army” during World War II, and more. High-school student and neuroscientist alike, the storytellers share their ventures into uncharted territory—and how their lives were changed indelibly by what they discovered there. With passion, and humor, they encourage us all to be more open, vulnerable, and alive.

The Moth - All These Wonders

49 new true stories

Author: The Moth

Publisher: Serpent's Tail

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 257

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From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories ever told on their stages. All These Wonders features The Moth's customary variety of voices. Storytellers range from Suzi Ronson (who styled David Bowie's hair into Ziggy Stardust) to author Jung Chang, by way of a hip hop 'one hit wonder', an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time and a young female spy-tester in World War II. They share their ventures into uncharted territory - and how their lives were changed forever by what they found there. These true stories have been carefully selected and adapted to the page by the creative minds at The Moth, and encompass the very best of the 17,000+ stories performed in live Moth shows around the world. Filled with a variety of humourous, moving, and gripping tales from all walks of life, it is timed to celebrate the Moth's 20th anniversary year.

The Moth Presents All These Wonders

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Product detailsLexile Measure : HL840LItem Weight : 1.05 poundsHardcover : 100 pagesProduct Dimensions : 5 x 8Publisher : Crown Archetype; 7th Print Edition Language: : English

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic

True Stories About Defying the Impossible

Author: Catherine Burns

Publisher: Crown Archetype

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Category: Literary Collections

Page: 368

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From storytelling phenomenon and hit podcast The Moth—and featuring contributions from Meg Wolitzer, Adam Gopnik, Krista Tippett, Andrew Solomon, Rosanne Cash, Ophira Eisenberg, Wang Ping, and more—a new collection of unforgettable true stories about finding the strength to face the impossible, drawn from the very best ever told on its stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at storytelling phenomenon The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of stories told live, onstage and without notes, Occasional Magic features voices familiar and new. Inside, storytellers from around the world share times when, in the face of seemingly impossible situations, they found moments of beauty, wonder, and clarity that shed light on their lives and helped them find a path forward. From a fifteen-year-old saving a life in Chicago to a mother of triplets trekking to the North Pole to a ninety-year-old Russian man recalling his standoff with the KGB, these storytellers attest to the variety and richness of the human experience, and the shared threads that connect us all. With honesty and humor, they stare down their fear, embrace uncertainty, and encourage us all to be more authentic, vulnerable, and alive.

Report of the Annual Meeting

Author: British Association for the Advancement of Science

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Compton's Pictured Encyclopedia

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work

Author: Guy Stanton Ford

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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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The Ordeal of the Hermitage

The Siege of Leningrad, 1941-1944

Author: Sergeĭ Petrovich Varshavskiĭ

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Category: Art museums

Page: 270

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Go Not Gently

Letters from a Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Author: Frances McGill

Publisher: Ayer Company Pub

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Category: Social Science

Page: 198

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