For seventy years, Pat Sheridan has lived an extraordinary and lucky life. He faced lifeas problems without ever losing his sense of humor, his spirit, or his optimistic outlook. His autobiography takes us inside a family of twelve children, raised in Detroit, and shows us the funny side of growing up in a large family in the post war years. He gives us a very candid look at life in the United States Army in the nineteen sixties. His civic and political activities led him to meetings and shared speaking engagements with U. S. Senators, Vice Presidents of the United States, and a meeting in the Oval Office with President Richard Nixon. We follow his business career with a no-holds barred look at the people he worked with as he progressed toward becoming the Chief Executive Officer of several companies. As Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a Fortune 500 company, he worked with the financial giants of Wall Street. Pat and his wife, Diane, took their family on annual vacations that eventually brought them to thirty countries. His insights and the humorous incidences that they encounter make for an irreverent tour guide for traveling abroad. Having survived several cancer operations, hepatitis C, cirrhosis of the liver, diabetes, dozens of kidney stones, and more than a dozen other surgeries and diseases, he calls himself, Godas lab rat. His latest cancers led his granddaughter to ask her mother, aHow come nothing ever kills granddad?aWea#39;ll have to stay an extra hour on the basketball com to make up for it. ... kids are hooked on them alsc Ia#39;ve been gone from Detroit for over thirty years but the first thing that m; kids and I do whenever we go back is head for the White Castle.
|Title||:||How Come Nothing Ever Kills Granddad?|
|Author||:||Patrick M. Sheridan|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2009-09-23|