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Funny, comforting, and nostalgic - kind of like Dad - Driveway Moments for Dads is over 100 minutes of NPR at its finest. You'll want it for your father and yourself, and for those you know who frequently finds themselves in their driveways, tuned to NPR, listening to the end of a story.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Scott Simon
  • Happy with Pappy
  • Stay-at-Home Dad
  • California "Fathers at Work"
  • My Father's Borrowed Houses
  • A Boy and His Dad's Life: "Scout's Honor"
  • Father’s Day
  • Napkins of Love
  • Memories of the Civil Rights Movement
  • A "Danny Boy" for My Father
  • Listening to My Father
  • "Tomorrow Will Be a Better Day"
  • Passing Sayings Along to a New Generation
  • Behind the Counter at Dad's Luncheonette
  • Dad's Cooking
  • Father's Identity
  • My Fashionless Dad
  • Ode to a Father's Snoring
  • Dad and Sam
  • A Better Father
  • Working Around the "D" Word
  • From Scott Simon's Father, the Gift of Laughs

©1981 - 2006 National Public Radio, Inc. (P)2007 National Public Radio

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A moving portrait of fathers

I enjoy all of the NPR driveway moments collections, but I was particularly moved by this collection. It was touching and funny and reminded me of my own memories of my father.