NPR Holiday Favorites

by Susan Stamberg

Audiobook

2 of 4 copies available

Listen to a sample Listen to a sample

Like an overstuffed stocking on Christmas morning, NPR Holiday Favorites is full of unexpected pleasures and evergreen delights: David Sedaris contributes his now classic "Santaland Diaries", his account of his experiences playing Santa's little helper at Macy's in New York; Susan Stamberg sneaks her mother-in-law's recipe for cranberry relish onto the air — again; Storyteller Kevin Kling finds an invitation to participate in a production of The Nutcracker too tempting to resist; Ghanian-born commentator Meri Danquah shares her thoughts on Kwanzaa; Cowboy poet Baxter Black describes a Christmas cookie with "the denseness of an anvil and the half-life of a radial tire"; Robert Siegel goes in search of the correct spelling for December's Jewish holiday; Adam Gopnik, New Yorker writer and self-proclaimed secularist, celebrates the universal optimism inherent in Christmas; The Thanksgiving tables are turned on unsuspecting Bostonians in "When Turkeys Attack"; Commentator Claudio Sanchez reads "The Night Before Christmas", Latin Style; Steven Ivory toasts the kindness of strangers in "My Annual New Year's Quandary"; And more.


Expand title description text
Publisher: HighBridge Company
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781598878523
  • File size: 63850 KB
  • Release date: October 14, 2008
  • Duration: 02:12:59

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781598878523
  • File size: 63850 KB
  • Release date: October 14, 2008
  • Duration: 02:12:59
  • Number of parts: 2

2 of 4 copies available

Available formats

OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

Like an overstuffed stocking on Christmas morning, NPR Holiday Favorites is full of unexpected pleasures and evergreen delights: David Sedaris contributes his now classic "Santaland Diaries", his account of his experiences playing Santa's little helper at Macy's in New York; Susan Stamberg sneaks her mother-in-law's recipe for cranberry relish onto the air — again; Storyteller Kevin Kling finds an invitation to participate in a production of The Nutcracker too tempting to resist; Ghanian-born commentator Meri Danquah shares her thoughts on Kwanzaa; Cowboy poet Baxter Black describes a Christmas cookie with "the denseness of an anvil and the half-life of a radial tire"; Robert Siegel goes in search of the correct spelling for December's Jewish holiday; Adam Gopnik, New Yorker writer and self-proclaimed secularist, celebrates the universal optimism inherent in Christmas; The Thanksgiving tables are turned on unsuspecting Bostonians in "When Turkeys Attack"; Commentator Claudio Sanchez reads "The Night Before Christmas", Latin Style; Steven Ivory toasts the kindness of strangers in "My Annual New Year's Quandary"; And more.


Expand title description text