Hired by ForbesTraveler.com to review some of the most luxurious accommodations on Earth, and then inspired by a chance encounter in Dubai with the impoverished workers whose backbreaking jobs create such opulence, Bob Harris had an epiphany: He would turn his own good fortune into an effort to make lives like theirs better.
"Wonderfully entertaining and accessible book"
This is the story of a working-class guy from Ohio with little real knowledge of Ambidextrous Presidents, Things Made from Rubber, and hundreds of other categories, but who nonetheless plunges so far into cramming for Jeopardy that it changes his relationships, bends his worldview, and literally leads him to the ends of the earth, trying to understand it all.
"Narration ended up carrying the story"
Bob Harris first became known as the face of the 1970s live music TV show The Old Grey Whistle Test and his infectious enthusiasm for music and ability to discover new talent has seen him become a national treasure. He continues to be a household name today and his velvety voice can be heard on Radio 2's The Bob Harris Show and Bob Harris Country. In this fully revised and updated autobiography, with a forward by Robert Plant, Bob tells his story of over 40 years of broadcasting.
Play It Again!, with the voice of the Blue Devils, Bob Harris, and color commentator Mike Waters, features radio highlights from Duke University's 1991 MCAA Men's Basketball National Championship run that saw the team defeat Louisiana-Monroe, Iowa, UConn, St. John's, and exact revenge on UNLV, before beating the University of Kansas, 72-65, on April 1, 1991, in the title game. Three players from the 1991 squad (Christian Laettner, Bobby Hurley, and Grant Hill) had their jerseys retired by Duke. Go Blue Devils!
Play It Again II, with the voice of the Blue Devils Bob Harris and color commentator Mike Waters, features radio highlights from Duke University's 1992 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship run that saw the team defeat Campbell, Iowa, Seton Hall, and edge Kentucky in what is widely considered one of the greatest college basketball games ever played, before beating Indiana and the University of Michigan's Fab Five in the title game.