If you're looking for a reason to act and dream again, you'll find it in the pages of this book. -- The Chicago Tribune
No journalist alive wields a tape recorder as effectively as Studs Terkel. -- Newsweek
Studs Terkel didn't invent the oral history, but as far as modern journalism is concerned, he might as well have. -- Salon.com
About the Author
Studs Terkel is the author of eleven books of oral history. He is a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters, and a recipient of a Presidential National Humanities Medal, the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, a George Polk Career Award, and the National Book Critics Circle 2003 Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award.