Radio On: A Listener's Diary

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There are approximately 502 million radios in America. For this savvy, far-reaching diary, celebrated journalist and author Vowell turned hers on and listened - closely, critically, creatively - for an entire year.

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As a series of impressions and reflections regarding contemporary American culture, and as an extended meditation on both our media and our society, this keenly focused book is as insightful as it is refreshing.

Throughout Radio On, 'Vowell's touch is about as delicate as Teddy Kennedy's after a pitcher of martinis' (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times).

'A sparky, ferociously intelligent examination of a medium that people forget about from one of the most promising young journalists I've come across recently.' -Nick Hornby

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Author Sarah Vowell
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
Page Count 230pp
Publication Size 5.5 x 8.25
Publication Notes trade paperback
Publication Date 1996
ISBN 978-0312183011

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