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An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines

Riordon, Michael

Publisher:  Between the Lines, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  2004  
Pages:  320pp   Price:  $26.95   ISBN:  1-896357-93-8
Library of Congress Number:  HN17.5.R56 2004   Dewey:  361.1
Resource Type:  Book

This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New York City, Cleveland, Israel, and other places. Riordon's concept is about telling stories, celebrating diversity, and making connections between people.


Table of Contents


Finding Voice, Making Sense
Land and Life
The Messenger
The Gale Began to Rise
The Whole Truth
Passion in the Archives
9/11/01 +2
History on the Floor
Turning the Tables
A Really Tender One-Night Stand
Keep Asking Questions!
A Map of the Holy Land

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