Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations: Stories That Take You Away” as Want to Read:
NPR Road Trips: Family Vacations: Stories That Take You Away
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

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

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  41 Ratings  ·  6 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.
W
...more
Audio CD, 1 page
Published April 7th 2010
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about NPR Road Trips, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about NPR Road Trips

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Debra
Jun 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, humor, audio
This really needs to go on your next road trip. A one disk compilation of vacation stories and misadventures that will have you laughing.
Anna
Mar 15, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audio
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
Shaun
Aug 27, 2010 rated it really liked it
I love NPR audio books for their high entertainment and laughter value. The last story I found particularly inspiring.
Sue
Mar 08, 2011 rated it liked it
I like This American Life better.
Lisa
Jan 25, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: audio
seemed more like a podcast - short vignettes from NPR contributors of funny and meaningful family stories, probably only 45 minutes
Emily
rated it liked it
Sep 14, 2016
Dave Roy
rated it it was amazing
Jun 20, 2013
Elyza
rated it really liked it
Nov 27, 2015
Lee Whitman
rated it really liked it
Mar 09, 2013
Diana
rated it really liked it
Jul 21, 2016
Brandon
rated it liked it
Jul 09, 2010
Mary Astarita
rated it liked it
Jul 14, 2016
Debbie
rated it really liked it
Jun 19, 2017
Michael
rated it liked it
Aug 04, 2012
Suzanne
rated it really liked it
Apr 25, 2013
Antchie
rated it it was amazing
Oct 14, 2014
Jean
rated it liked it
Sep 11, 2016
Jessica Van Beek
rated it liked it
Mar 28, 2015
Peter
rated it liked it
Apr 08, 2013
Jorge A.
rated it liked it
Jun 10, 2017
Kelly
Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, audio
Several different vignettes on the topic of summer vacations. Very cute!
Lynn
rated it liked it
Jul 09, 2015
Ben
rated it liked it
Jun 09, 2012
Deborah
rated it really liked it
Oct 13, 2010
Ness Greenough
rated it liked it
Nov 30, 2015
Terry
rated it liked it
Jul 18, 2016
Nancy
rated it liked it
Jul 22, 2016
Alana
rated it liked it
Nov 29, 2014
Christina
rated it it was amazing
Jul 12, 2012
Susan
rated it really liked it
Jan 14, 2015
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

NPR Road Trips (5 books)
  • NPR Road Trips: Roadside Attractions: Stories That Take You Away... (Audio CD)
  • NPR Road Trips: Postcards from Around the Globe: Stories That Take You Away... (Audio CD)
  • NPR Road Trips: Fairs and Festivals: Stories That Take You Away . . .
  • NPR Road Trips: National Park Adventures: Stories That Take You Away...