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by Richard Glaubman,George Dawson

Author: Richard Glaubman,George Dawson
Subcategory: Ethnic & National
Language: English
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition (May 7, 2013)
Pages: 288 pages
Category: Biographies
Rating: 4.1
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Life is So Good book.

Life is So Good book. In this remarkable book, 103-year-old George Dawson, a slave's grandson who learned to read at age 98, reflects on his life and offers valuable lessons in living as well as a fresh, firsthand view of America during the twentieth century.

Winner of the Christopher Award - books that "affirm the highest values of the human spirit.

Life is so good- Oral Author- George Dawson and Richard GlaubmanGood Afternoon Ms. McCafferty, I made this . McCafferty, I made this appointment because I passionately believe that the book, Life is so good written by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman should be on the Carey booklist for Year 9 students. Life is so good is a magnificent part biography, part autobiography of a 103 year old black man named George Dawson who went to school to learn to read and write when he was 98 years old. George Dawson may be 103 but he can still walk without a cane and can remember his life with an uncanny ability

Richard Glaubman captures George Dawson's irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, and America-eyewitness . Life is good, just as it is. There isn't anything I would change about my life. For almost four years, I had gotten used to being alone.

Richard Glaubman captures George Dawson's irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, and America-eyewitness impressions ofsegregation, changes in human relations, the wars and the presidents, inventions such as the car and the airplane, and much, much more. And throughout his story, George Dawson inspires the reader with the message thatsustained him happily for more than a century: Life is so good. I do believe it's getting better.

Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life. One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98 Things will be all right. People need to hear that.

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George Dawson, Richard Glaubman. This Book Is So Good. The author's life story is so compelling, written in such a unique, readable way, and is so inspiring I cannot recommend it enough

George Dawson, Richard Glaubman. The author's life story is so compelling, written in such a unique, readable way, and is so inspiring I cannot recommend it enough. he was so engrossed reading this book almost at once that he had to be reminded his dinner was getting cold.

Life Is So Good: One Man's Extraordinary Journey through the 20th Century and How he Learned to Read at Age 9. But picking up the torch is 101-year-old George Dawson, the principal author of "Life Is So Good," co-written with Richard Glaubman.

Life Is So Good: One Man's Extraordinary Journey through the 20th Century and How he Learned to Read at Age 98. by Richard Glaubman and George Dawson. The book was done as an oral history, and deals primarily with life in the South. The volume is an excellent read - instructive, insightful, emotionally moving and inspiring. And while it covers nearly the same historical period as the Delany sisters' work, it examines the time from very different perspectives.

Richard Glaubman captures Dawson’s irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, hardships, and happiness. Life Is So Good - George Dawson. From segregation and civil rights, to the wars and the presidents, to defining moments in history, George Dawson’s description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that has sustained him through it all: Life is so good. I do believe it’s getting better.

One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98   “Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life.”—George Dawson   In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a slave’s 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 Dawson’s 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 Dawson’s description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that has sustained him through it all: “Life is so good. I do believe it’s getting better.”   WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER AWARD   “A remarkable autobiography . . . . the feel-good story of the year.”—The Christian Science Monitor   “A testament to the power of perseverance.”—USA Today  Life Is So Good is about character, soul and spirit. . . . The pride in standing his ground is matched—maybe even exceeded—by the accomplishment of [George Dawson’s] hard-won education.”—The Washington Post   “Eloquent . . . engrossing . . . an astonishing and unforgettable memoir.”—Publishers Weekly   Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.