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Radio on : A Listener's Diary
by Sarah Vowell


Overview - The principle for this book is simple: for a year the radio becomes the conduit for a young woman's diary. It shows itself to be a kind of conscience wallpaper, a nervous background noise. With a radio in every home, car, office building, mall space and waiting room, we are surrounded by its many voices, "Radio On" examines these voices, making them "truly" audible, clarifying and refining until we truly understand that democracy is alive and well in America--at least on the radio.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The principle for this book is simple: for a year the radio becomes the conduit for a young woman's diary. It shows itself to be a kind of conscience wallpaper, a nervous background noise. With a radio in every home, car, office building, mall space and waiting room, we are surrounded by its many voices, "Radio On" examines these voices, making them "truly" audible, clarifying and refining until we truly understand that democracy is alive and well in America--at least on the radio.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780312183011
  • ISBN-10: 0312183011
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
  • Publish Date: December 1997
  • Page Count: 256


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