Mom — StoryCorps’ new bestselling book

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Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps in bookstores nationwide!

In Mom, Dave Isay, StoryCorps founder and editor of the bestselling book, Listening Is an Act of Love, presents a celebration of American mothers from all walks of life and experiences. Selected from StoryCorps’ extensive archive of interviews, Mom presents the wisdom that has been passed from mothers to their children in StoryCorps’ recording booths across the country.

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Interview your mom

Fill out the form below to download our Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide and learn how to record an interview between you and your mom, inspired by the interviews in our New York Times bestselling book, Mom. The simple act of interviewing a loved one is one of the most meaningful gifts you can give and a wonderful way to show someone you care.

 

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Listen to a story from the book

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“How did you get by?”

Jerry Johnson interviews his mother, Carrie Conley, about raising six children as a single mother.

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Recorded in Detroit, MI

Listening Is an Act of Love

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StoryCorps founder Dave Isay has selected some of the most remarkable stories from our already vast collection and arranged them thematically into a moving portrait of American life. Purchase your copy of the book and CD (sold separately) and download a free discussion guide.

Listening Is an Act of Love will make you laugh, cry and think. These stories come from the souls of individual Americans. Collectively, they are who we are as a people. You cannot read this book without feeling proud of your country.” – Former U.S. Senator Bill Bradley

100% of the royalties will support StoryCorps. The links below give us an additional portion of the sales.

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Listen to a story from the book

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“She said, ‘I have to tell you some things…’”

William Jacobs tells his grandson, Seth, about an unexpected visit from his fiancee’s mother.

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Recorded in New York, NY