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NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations: Stories That Take You Away (NPR Road Trips)

3.68 of 5 stars 3.68  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  4 reviews
With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the "NPR Road Trips" series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit them and seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way you ve come to expect from NPR.
Audio CD, 1 page
Published April 7th 2010
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Mar 17, 2010 Anna rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I loved this. A bunch of mostly funny stories of family vacations from various NPR programs. My favourite is the kid in Kentucky who attends a fancy school on scholarship. At the beginning of every school year, everyone is asked what they did on their summer vacation. She chats enthusiastically about her trip to Cincinnati to the best restaurant ever, where you carry your own tray, pour your own soda and get your own ice cream (and Mum has a coupon!). She is followed by Jennifer who went to stup ...more
Several different vignettes on the topic of summer vacations. Very cute!
I love NPR audio books for their high entertainment and laughter value. The last story I found particularly inspiring.
I like This American Life better.
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