Summary: "The Way I Heard It presents thirty-five mysteries taken from his podcast of the same name. Every one is a trueish tale about someone you know, filled with facts that you don't. Movie stars, presidents, bloody do-gooders, and villains--they're all here, waiting to shake your hand, hoping you'll remember them. Delivered with Mike Rowe's signature blend of charm, wit, and ingenuity, their stories are part of a larger mosaic--a memoir full of surprising revelations, sharp observations, and intimate, behind-the-scenes moments drawn from Mike's own remarkable life and career"--Page 4 of cover.Content Notes:
This isn't funny -- A hero under the influence -- On the importance of better driving -- No polite way to put it -- A patient man -- Another tortured artist -- Size matters -- Can you be there by nine? -- A full-figured gal -- The orphan hero -- Something is missing -- Words, words, words -- Call it what you will -- Not your typical homemaker -- The biscuit bomb -- The men behind bars -- The cherry pie is to die for -- A manly man, a gold medal, and a really big sea -- A tale of two pupils -- Oh, brother! -- The American rock star -- The 25-million-dollar kiss -- How the game was played -- The mystery of the vanishing woman -- His last letter home -- One hell of a toll -- Breaking the silence -- Keep your voice down! -- The biggest name in town -- Charlie's big break -- The greaseman cometh -- A little town up north -- Something unforgettable and real -- The star of the show.