One manas extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98 aThings will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isnat anything I would change about my life.aaGeorge Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slaveas grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons in living, as well as a fresh, firsthand view of America during the entire sweep of the twentieth century. Richard Glaubman captures Dawsonas irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, hardships, and happiness. From segregation and civil rights, to the wars and the presidents, to defining moments in history, George Dawsonas description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that has sustained him through it all: aLife is so good. I do believe itas getting better.a WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD aA remarkable autobiography . . . . the feel-good story of the year.aaThe Christian Science Monitor aA testament to the power of perseverance.aaUSA Today aLife Is So Good is about character, soul and spirit. . . . The pride in standing his ground is matchedamaybe even exceededaby the accomplishment of [George Dawsonas] hard-won education.aaThe Washington Post aEloquent . . . engrossing . . . an astonishing and unforgettable memoir.aaPublishers Weekly Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.There isnat anything I would change about my life.aaGeorge Dawson In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slaveas grandson who learned to read at age 98 and lived to the age of 103, reflects on his life and shares valuable lessons ...
|Title||:||Life Is So Good|
|Author||:||George Dawson, Richard Glaubman|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2000-05-09|