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Simon, Scott

Overview
Works: 60 works in 201 publications in 2 languages and 13,627 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  History  Autobiographies  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Radio programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host
Classifications: PS3619.I5626, B
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Pretty birds : a novel by Scott Simon( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brutalized and forced into hiding by the Bosnian Serbs' war of ethnic cleansing, Irena, a Muslim high-school basketball star, is separated from her best friend, Amela, a Christian, and is recruited to become a sniper
Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball by Scott Simon( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NPR Weekend Edition broadcaster recounts the 1947 integration of major league baseball, capturing the drama of Jackie Robinson's first year in baseball
Pretty birds by Scott Simon( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenaged Irena and her parents are forced into hiding when Bosnian Serbs launch their war of ethnic cleansing against Muslims. But Tedic, a strong-willed Muslim man, convinces Irena to become a sniper and take up the defense of her home and people. Engaged in a deadly chess game, Irena's story plays out against the backdrop of a city brutalized by war
Affluenza( Visual )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating look at one of the greatest social maladies of our time: overconsumption and materialism. Hosted by National Public Radio's Scott Simon, the program explores both the comical and sobering aspects of our consumerism and its enormous impact on families, communities and the environment. With the help of historians and archival film, Affluenza reveals the forces that have dramatically transformed us from a nation that prizes thriftiness - with strong beliefs in 'plain living and high thinking' - into the ultimate consumer society"--Container
Baby, we were meant for each other : in praise of adoption by Scott Simon( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this warm, funny, and wise new book, NPR's award-winning and beloved Scott Simon tells the story of how he and his wife found true love with two tiny strangers from the other side of the world
Windy city : a novel of politics by Scott Simon( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widower transplanted from India with two Americanized daughters, Sonny Roopini, an alderman in Chicago's city government, finds himself thrust into the limelight thanks to the sudden death of the mayor
An Introduction to The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett : audio guide by Dan Stone( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings of excerpts and critical analysis
Just getting started by Tony Bennett( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At ninety, musician and artist Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring singer has written his second book. While in his 2012 work Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons he has learned over the years, in Just Getting Started he pays homage to the remarkable people who inspired those lessons. In his warm, engaging tone, Tony talks about Charlie Chaplin, Judy Garland, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cole Porter, Amy Winehouse, Fred Astaire, Lady Gaga, members of his family, significant places, and other wonders that have enriched his own life. Recounting his relationships with these entertainers, humanitarians, and loved ones, Tony reveals how he has been shaped by the principles each of them imparted to him. As enchanting and unforgettable as his music, Just Getting Started is a beautiful compilation of reflections every Bennett fan will treasure, and a perfect introduction for those just getting to know this extraordinary star and generous spirit. The child of Italian immigrants, Bennett grew up in Astoria, Queens, during the Great Depression. After serving as an infantryman in World War II, he studied singing and signed with Columbia Records in 1950, releasing his first hit with the label in 1951. Over the course of his career, which has spanned more than sixty years, he has sold millions of albums that have achieved gold and platinum status both in the United States and Worldwide, and has won nineteen Grammy Awards. On August 3, 2016, Tony turned ninety.--Dust jacket
The last ridge : the uphill battles of the 10th Mountain Division( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the remarkable story of the legendary alpine fighting force known as the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division. Their claim to fame began during World War II when the U.S. Army advanced on the Germans who were entrenched in Italy's heavily fortified mountaintops. After a large loss, the U.S. Army brass calls in the the 10th. Also looks at the current 10th as it continues its legacy
People we meet : unforgettable conversations( Recording )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nationally known NPR on-air personalities share the lasting impressions made during interviews with a wide variety of exceptional individuals. Each story is introduced by the NPR host and offers a candid account of how the encounter was particularly meaningful to them. These are thought-provoking and emotionally resonant interviews with both the famous and the nearly anonymous; real people who reveal themselves over the course of a conversation in delightful, moving, and surprising ways
NPR driveway moments for dads by National Public Radio (U.S.)( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories of fathers often include bountiful advice, long talks, andperhaps a few unpleasant moments. Contains 21 stories that capture the essence of fatherhood
World War II( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Released in time for the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 26 stories from NPR reflect on the deadliest war in human history
Just getting started by Tony Bennett( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons he has learned over the years. Now, in Just Getting Started, he pays homage to the remarkable people who inspired those lessons.In his warm and inviting style, Tony talks about who and what have enriched his own life, including Charlie Chaplin, Judy Garland, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cole Porter, Amy Winehouse, Fred Astaire, Lady Gaga, members of his family, significant places, and more. Just Getting Started chronicles the relationship Tony has enjoyed with each one of these legends, entertainers, humanitarians, and loved ones, and reveals how the lessons and values they imparted have invaluably shaped his life.As enchanting and unforgettable as his music, Just Getting Started is a beautiful compilation of reflections every Bennett fan will treasure, and a perfect introduction for those just getting to know this remarkable star and humanitarian
Buyer be fair : the promise of product certification( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalization of world trade seems inevitable, but could lessons learned from fair trade price certification of timber, by the Forest Stewardship Council, and coffee, by Fair Trade, be applied to other products from developing countries?
Chicago : city of the big shoulders( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott Simon interviews a group of inspirational environmental activists from various backgrounds who are dedicated to the greening of Chicago. The 24-acre Millennium Park, City Hall Roof Garden, Green Roof Initiative, and an outdoor classroom and nature preserve at Elgin High School are among the projects highlighted
Silent killer : the unfinished campaign against hunger( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the face and causes of hunger around the world. Focuses on Kenya, South Africa, Mexico and Brazil. Highlights the "fome zero" project in Brazil that is taking massive steps to alleviate the hunger conditions there
Yiddish radio project : stories from the golden age of Yiddish radio by National Public Radio( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of the Yiddish Radio Project, which is dedicated to rescuing sound recordings of Yiddish radio from the 1930s to the 1950s. Discusses the history of Yiddish radio, the restoration of the recordings, and Jews in mainstream media
Días contados by Imanol Uribe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As technology expands to provide Americans with more labor-saving devices, Americans still feel they have less and less leisure time. Is time becoming the luxury of the 90's?
Ties that bind : stories of love and gratitude from the first ten years of StoryCorps by David Isay( Recording )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In celebration of StoryCorps' ten year anniversary, Ties That Bind goes to the heart of the project's great mission, sharing stories that are a testament to family and to the diversity of American experience. From the story of one couple separated temporarily by divorce and then permanently by the tragedy of 9/11, to the amazing power of forgiveness shown by a mother toward her son's repentant killer, these are moving, uplifting, real-life stories from everyday Americans, gathered by StoryCorps and heard on NPR's Morning Edition. This highlight edition features exclusive audio contents, including StoryCorps founder Dave Isay in conversation with NPR's Scott Simon, as well as oral historian Studs Terkel's memorable dedication of the StoryCorps booth in Grand Central Terminal. These moving, humanity-drenched, first-person accounts epitomize the strength of the ties that bind us to each other, against the pull of powerful forces."--Publisher's website
Unforgettable : [a son, a mother, and the lessons of a lifetime] by Scott Simon( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When NPR Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's evocative and moving meditations spread virally. Simon chronicled his mother's death and reflected on her life, revealing her humor and strength, and celebrating the love of family. The world hung on Simon's every word and his mother's eventual passing made national news, attracting attention from international news media. Simon offers a deeply affecting, heart-wrenching memoir. His mother was a glamorous woman of the Mad Men era who worked in nightclubs, modeled, dated mobsters and movie stars, and was a brave single parent to young Scott Simon. Simon's memories are laced with her humor and strength. Simon gives voice to the experience we all have of confronting our parents' deaths
 
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Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball
Alternative Names
Scott Simon Amerikaans televisiepresentator

Scott Simon journaliste américain

Scott Simon periodista estadounidense

Скотт Саймон

اسکات سیمون مجری تلویزیونی و ژورنالیست آمریکایی

Languages
English (133)

Chinese (1)

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Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseballPretty birdsBaby, we were meant for each other : in praise of adoptionWindy city : a novel of politicsThe last ridge : the uphill battles of the 10th Mountain DivisionNPR driveway moments for dadsWorld War IIYiddish radio project : stories from the golden age of Yiddish radio