Dana Jennings

» Episode 6: National Obsessions

“When my parents, all of a scared and trembling seventeen, tumbled into marriage in the fall of 1957 . . . the first thing they bought of any consequence was a gray and white Sylvania record player at Custeau's Supermarket in Hampstead, New Hampshire.”

Dana Jennings was born and raised in New Hampshire. He’s the author of three novels for adults -- Lonesome Standard Time, Women of Granite, and Mosquito Games -- and one book for children, Me, Dad and Number 6. Sing Me Back Home is his first work of nonfiction.

Jennings is an editor at the New York Times. He’s written extensively for the paper about music, as well as a number of other subjects, including religion, Nascar, and Batman comics.

He lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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The New Hampshire Hoedown
by David KirbyThe New York TImes, June 1, 2008.

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