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Big Russ & Me

Tim Russert

Big Russ & Me

Father and Son--Lessons of Life

by Tim Russert

  • 384 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Sound Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Editors, Journalists, Publishers,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Unabridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11152992M
    ISBN 100792732197
    ISBN 109780792732198

    New York: Miramax Books, Book. Illus. by Author. New. Hard Cover in the Dust Jacket. Signed by Author(s). 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing May , Hardcover in the dust jacket dated 5/04, page book. With photo illustrated end pages.A touching.   Timothy J. Russert, Inspiration for ‘Big Russ and Me,’ Is Dead at 85 BUFFALO (AP) — Timothy J. Russert, father of the late “Meet the Press” moderator Tim .

    Book Review: Big Russ & Me - Father & Son: Lessons of Life by Tim Russert: Book Review: Big Russ & Me - Father & Son: Lessons of Life by Tim Russert. For sixteen years, Tim Russert served as moderator of NBC's Meet the Press, the longest-running program in television history. His death by heart attack in while in the NBC studio was covered.   Big Russ & Me came out in May, and my publisher sent me on a publicity tour in the hope that people around the country would see the book as an ideal Father’s Day gift. Early in the tour I was Author: Tim Russert.

      Big Russ and Me by Tim Russert (Hyperion, ISBN ) As an unabashed Liberal (note the large “L”) from a long line of unabashed Liberals (see the “books” tab in the dashboard and read the excerpt from my latest book, Mr. Environment), I of course loved Tim Russert’s political because he revealed his love and passion for all things left when he hosted. Get this from a library! Big Russ & Me Father and Son: Lessons of Life.. [Tim Russert] -- The author describes growing up in the s in working-class Buffalo with his extraordinary father, a proud WWII veteran, as well as the influence of his Catholic upbringing, his passion for the.


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"Big Russ & Me" is a heart-warming read of a son's love for his father. Life should be simple. It always made me smile how Big Russ always came back to that very notion when Tim would recount the days growing up or making harder decisions later in life during his career.

I highly recommend this s: "Big Russ & Me" is a heart-warming read of a son's love for his father. Life should be simple. It always made me smile how Big Russ always came back to that very notion when Tim would recount the days growing up or making harder decisions later in life during his career.

I highly recommend this read/5(). Big Russ and Me is an intensely personal, charming, down-to-earth look at Russert's roots, growing up a hometown guy in s working-class Buffalo, the son of a larger-than-life man and proud WWII veteran/5(44).

Big Russ and Me, written by Tim Russert, is a memoir of growing up in South Buffalo as the son of Big Russ, a hard-working man who worked two jobs to provide for his family and educate his children.

The writing style is very engaging: conversational, honest, and eloquent, and his observations on the "characters" in his life seem very astute/5. Big Russ, Tim’s father, supported his family by driving a newspaper truck and collecting garbage; he instructed young Tim (Little Russ) in decent behavior and how to wrap trash considerately.

Little Russ served as an altar boy, tended his paper route, and took a summer job on a garbage truck—he still seems to recognize garbage when he Author: Tim Russert. For this special 10th anniversary trade paperback edition of Big Russ & Me, Tim's son Luke will contribute an extensive introduction, commenting on his father's legacy, and on how these lessons passed down from his grandfather impact the third generation.

Luke had just graduated from college in when his father passed away. in a while a book comes along that supersedes the silly. BIG RUSS & ME, by Tim Russert, is one of these rare finds.

Russert, the popular host of NBC's "Meet the Press," wrote this tribute to his father, Tim Senior, a member of what has become known as "the greatest generation." A hard-working, spiritual and. BIG RUSS & ME offers a charming, down-to-earth look at Russert's roots, growing up a hometown guy in working-class Buffalo in the s.

From the indelible bond that links him to his father, to the lessons learned from his old-fashioned Catholic upbringing, from his passion for the Buffalo Bills, to the importance of patriotism in everyday life. This is a heartwarming, uplifting book.

Tim Russert's "Big Russ & Me" encompasses both his own life story and the story of his father ("Big Russ.") The senior Russert grew up in a working class family in South Buffalo, New York and went off to play his /5().

Big Russ and Me offers an exceptional collection of Tim Russert's personal memories. He recalls the dedicated teachers who stimulated his imagination and intellect, sparking a lifelong passion for politics and journalism, and inspired a career that took him from editor of his elementary school newspaper to moderator of Meet the Press.

Meet the newsman's father in this stupendously entertaining book. The senior Tim Russert served in WWII, married and settled in South Buffalo, N.Y., worked days for the Sanitation Department, d.

Big Russ & Me Written by Anonymous on March 5th, Book Rating: 5/5; Excellent. Very descriptive of the life we had growing up with parents (both my mom and my dad) that served in World War II and built a wonderful life for themselves, their families, and friends.

Honesty and integrity were valued. Luke Russert discusses his father's book Big Russ & Me and takes questions from the audience at Politics & Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. Big Russ & Me by Russert, Tim and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Big Russ and Me, a sort of Greatest Generation meets Tuesdays with Morrie, could easily have become a sentimental pile of mush with a son wistfully recalling the wisdom of his beloved dad.

But both Russerts are far too down-to-earth to let that happen and the emotional content of the book is made more direct, accessible, and palatable because.

BIG RUSS AND ME by Tim Russert a Non-Fiction Biography book ISBN ISBN with cover, excerpt, author notes, review link, and availability. Buy a copy today. Buy a cheap copy of Big Russ and Me: Father and Son--Lessons book by Tim Russert. Over the last two decades, before his death in at the age of 58, Tim Russert had become one of the most trusted and admired figures in American television Free shipping over $/5(5).

Show synopsis NBC-TVUs senior vice Washington bureau chief and host of "Meet the Press" offers an intensely personal and charming memoir of American life in the s and the special bond he shares with his fatherQthe irrepressible Big Russ.5/5(2).

After the publication of Tim Russert’s number one New York Times bestseller about his father, Big Russ & Me, he received an avalanche of letters from daughters and sons who wanted to tell him about their own fathers, most of whom were not superdads or heroes but ordinary men who were remembered and cherished for some of their best moments–of advice, tenderness, strength, honor, /5.

Timothy Joseph Russert, the father of the late Tim Russert affectionately known as "Big Russ," has died at the age of 85, his family announced Thursday evening. Russert Sr. was the subject of his son's book, "Big Russ & Me: Father and Son--Lessons of Life."Author: Danny Shea. Plenty of entertaining anecdotes are served up along the way from schoolyard pranks to an attempt to book Pope John Paul II on the Today Show.

Though not likely to revolutionize modern thought, Big Russ and Me will provide fathers and sons a chance to reflect on lessons learned between generations. - .Big Russ and Me (Hardcover) By Tim Russert.

$ and charming memoir of American life in the s and the special bond he shares with his fatherQthe irrepressible Big Russ. From the lessons he learned from his father and his Catholic upbringing to his passion for the Buffalo Bills and the New York Yankees to the grace of daily.NBC-TVUs senior vice Washington bureau chief and host of "Meet the Press" offers an intensely personal and charming memoir of American life in the s and the special bond he shares with his fatherQthe irrepressible Big Russ.

From the lessons he learned from his father and his Catholic upbringing to his passion for the Buffalo Bills and the New York Yankees to the grace of daily 4/5(12).