THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Chasing Daylight is the honest, touching, and ultimately inspirational memoir of former KPMG CEO Eugene O'Kelley, completed in the three-and-a-half months between his diagnosis with brain cancer and his death in September 2005. Its haunting yet extraordinarily hopeful voice reminds us to embrace the fragile, fleeting moments of our lives-the brief time we have with our family, our friends, and even ourselves. This paperback edition features a new foreword by his wife, Corinne O'Kelley and a readers' group guide and questions. aVoicing universal truths . . . shared . . . simply and clearly.a-Janet Malin, New York Times aWords to live by.a-Kerry Hannon, USA Today aOne of the most unexpected and touching books you're likely to read this year.a-Edward Nawotka, Bloomberg News aAn honest, thought-provoking memoir . . . O'Kelly has many lessons to teach us on how to live.a-Steve Powers, Houston Chronicle a[A] well-written and moving book.a-TheEconomist.comour living room window we watched the fireworks launching from the Macya#39;s barge on the East River. Exactly one year before, Ia#39;d seen them from the river itself, experiencing the fireworks of 2004 up close as a guest on The Highlander, the Forbes family yacht. ... On this night, July 4, 2005, the real highlightaat least for meawas not visual.True, I had developed vision problems, includ- ing blurriness and blind spots, which naturally diminished the glory of the spectacle, the arc andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life|
|Publisher||:||McGraw Hill Professional - 2007-10-15|