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Resilience: Two Sisters And A Story Of Mental Illness

Feb 18, 2015

Jessie Close talks about and reads from her memoir, Resilience: Two Sisters And A Story Of Mental Illness.

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Memoir Reveals Student's Struggles With Bipolar

Jan 12, 2015

Elissa Washuta talks about and reads from her memoir, My Body is a Book of Rules.

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Remembering Africa Under The Tree Of Forgetfulness

Oct 15, 2014

Wyoming author Alexandra Fuller talks about and reads from her third memoir, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness.

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Ranch Hand's "Bad" Wolf Dilemma

Oct 1, 2014

Bryce Andrews talks about his decision to move to a cattle ranch in Montana and about the memoir he wrote about his experiences there, Badluck Way. He also reads two passages from the book.

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The World's Strongest Librarian

May 15, 2014

During this program, Josh Hanagarne talks about his memoir, The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family, an inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight-lifting.

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"Clark Rockefeller" Fools Seasoned Journalist

Apr 17, 2014

Walter Kirn talks about and reads from his memoir Blood Will Out: The True Story of Murder, a Mystery and a Masquerade.

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Bryce Andrews talks about his decision to move to a cattle ranch in Montana and about the memoir he wrote about his experiences there, Badluck Way. He also reads two passages from the book.

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Yellowstone Has Teeth

Feb 5, 2014

Marjane Ambler talks about and reads from 'Yellowstone Has Teeth: A memoir of living year-round in the world's first national park.'

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When Marjane Ambler and her husband, Terry Wehrman, lived in Yellowstone from 1984 until 1993, storytelling was still the favorite community pastime. A journalist by training, Marjane could not resist chronicling those stories of life on a modern frontier.

One Man's Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior

Dec 18, 2013

Brandon Schrand talks about the influence reading literature had on his early life, when he was a boy growing up in Soda Springs, Idaho, and during the seven years he spent muddling his way through college (the first person in his family to go to college). He also reads several passages from his second memoir, Works Cited:  An Alphabetical Odyssey of Mayhem and Misbehavior.

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Looking for a Set of Stories to Inhabit

Sep 18, 2013

During this program, Liz Stephens talks with TWQ producer Chérie Newman about her move from L.A. to rural Utah, and reads from her memoir, the days are gods, which chronicles what she and her husband experienced during their time in Wellsville.

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