320 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 1.2 in
March 18, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1621451429
ISBN - 13: 9781621451426
From the Publisher
Filled with essays and true tales by some of America’s most famous authors and leaders, these great reads illuminate and uplift.
Chock-full of essays and true tales by some of America’s most famous authors and thought leaders, these great reads illuminate and uplift, open the door to new possibilities and connect us emotionally. In this volume, readers will be inspired by stories like these: Author James Michener recounts the mysterious present from a neighbor that changed the course of his life; award-winning playwright Neil Simon witnesses his mother experience a moment of pure happiness; Pulitzer Prize winner Alex Haley shares why he broke down in tears when he first visited the offices of a famous newspaper; President Dwight D. Eisenhower urges all American students to complete their college education; novelist Susan Shreve recalls the fierce love that motivated her mother to reach out to famous shoe designer Salvatore Ferragamo for help. Organized around timeless themes—joy, miracles, giving, gratitude, holidays, healing and heroes—these stories will make readers laugh, cry, cheer, sigh, and renew their faith as they enjoy the powerful impact of a well-told tale.
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