Train Tracks: Family Stories for the Holidays (Hardcover)

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Description


In time for the holidays, a celebration of family, home, and tradition by the #1 New York Times bestselling author and superstar media personality

"Train Tracks contains stories of ordinary American men and women, each of whom is extraordinary."

The holidays. It's the time when families gather and reflect on the past year, to remember losses, to toast triumphs, to look forward to new beginnings. In the spirit of the season, beloved author and radio host Michael Savage's Train Tracks reminds us how every member of our family—in fact, each individual we encounter through time—contributes essential gifts to our life story.

In the title chapter, set in the early 1950s, Savage remembers the excitement and mystery of riding the train from New York's old Penn Station to rural Pennsylvania at the start of the holiday break. Drawn from Savage's own journey from poor immigrant's son to media stardom, these deeply personal true tales show us that even in today's homogenizing times, we are all charting a unique destiny as we journey through life.

Train Tracks is an instant holiday classic by an American original—a very special gift to be read and shared as we gather together.

About the Author


Millions admire Dr. Michael Savage for his clear-eyed view of American politics and culture. But regular listeners of his wildly popular radio show also know him as a riveting storyteller—a side he reveals to readers in Train Tracks.

The Michael Savage Show is the third most listened-to radio talk program in America, with more than ten million weekly listeners. Dr. Savage is the author of twenty-eight books, including seven New York Times bestsellers. He was awarded the coveted Freedom of Speech Award by Talkers Magazine in 2007. He holds master's degrees in medical botany and medical anthropology, and a Ph.D. in epidemiology and nutrition sciences from the University of California at Berkeley. He is an ardent conservationist, a dedicated family man, and an animal protector.

Praise for Train Tracks: Family Stories for the Holidays…


“A marvelous storyteller.”
-The New Yorker

“Vivid storytelling. ... Michael Savage is one of the most influential conservative voices in America.”
-BRETT M. DECKER, Washington Times

Product Details ISBN-10: 006221084X
ISBN-13: 9780062210845
Published: William Morrow, 11/01/2012
Pages: 272
Language: English