Love, Greg & Lauren:A Powerful True Story of Courage, Hope, and Survival Greg Manning
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Psychologist Robert Jay Lifton, poet Sekou Sundiata, singer/songwriter Richard Thompson, WTC survivor Laura Manning and her husband Greg, and jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli on this special 9/11 edition of Fresh Air. Robert Jay Lifton is a professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Graduate School University Center and Director of The Center on Violence and Human Survival at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at The City University of New York. Performance poet Sekou Sundiata is one of New York´s notable spoken word artists, blending lyrics of urban dwelling with music. Richard Thompson first became known for his work with ´´Fairport Convention.´´ He´s since gone solo and is known for his dark songs which blend elements of British folk ballads and the blues. During the attacks on the World Trade Centers, Lauren Manning was badly burned. While she was in the hospital, her husband, Greg, sent daily e-mails to friends and family chronicling Lauren´s progress. They´ve been collected in the new book, Love, Greg & Lauren: A Powerful True Story of Courage, Hope, and Survival. John Pizzarelli has played in cabarets and jazz clubs around the world, and co-starred in the broadway revue Dream: A salute to the songs of Johnny Mercer. (Broadcast Date: September 11, 2002) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Terry Gross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/whyy/020911/rt_whyy_020911_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It takes a starship to raise a child. Or a time machine. Or a tribe of elves. Fortunately, Geek Parenting offers all that and more, with thoughtful mini essays that reveal profound child-rearing advice (and mistakes) from the most beloved tales of geek culture. Nerds and norms alike can take counsel from some of the most iconic parent-child pairings found in pop culture: Aunt May and Peter Parker, Benjamin and Jake Sisko, Elrond and Arwen, even Cersei and Joffrey. Whether you´re raising an Amazon princess, a Jedi Padawan, a brooding vampire, or a standard-issue human child, Geek Parenting helps you navigate the ion storms, alternate realities, and endless fetch quests that come with being a parent. Includes parenting experts from across time and space, such as: Luke and Vader Korra and Tenzin Wednesday and Morticia Addams Frodo and Bilbo Rose and Jackie Tyler Carl and Michonne Thor, Loki, and Odin Starbuck, Apollo, and Adama Stewie and Lois Sarah Manning and Mrs. S. T´Challa and T´Chaka Spock, Sarek, and Amanda Claudia and Lestat San and Moro Perseus and Zeus Dorothy and Auntie Em Bruce Wayne and Alfred Buffy and Giles Meg Murry and Aunt Beast Orpheus and Morpheus Paul Atreides and Lady Jessica Kal-El and Jor-El Chakotay and Kolopak Scott and Dr. Evil Diana and Hippolyta Alexander and Worf Cover illustration by Greg Christman. Cover photography: Sergei N/Shutterstock.com (boy); Tetra Images (girl). 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matthew Josdal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/027141/bk_adbl_027141_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.