Survival LessonseBook - 2013
One of America's most beloved writers shares her suggestions for finding beauty in the world even during the toughest times.
Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything--from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice Hoffman says, "In many ways I wrote Survival Lessons to remind myself of the beauty of life, something that's all too easy to overlook during the crisis of illness or loss. I forgot that our lives are made up of equal parts of sorrow and joy, and that it is impossible to have one without the other. I wrote to remind myself that despite everything that was happening to me, there were still choices I could make."
Wise, gentle, and wry, Alice Hoffman teaches all of us how to choose what matters most.
From Library Staff
JCLCherylMY May 05, 2018
What a tiny, beautiful gem of a book. While I have eagerly devoured all of Hoffman's fiction, I was not aware that she had written a non-fiction book or that she had survived a life-threatening illness. Survival Lessons details Hoffman's journey through cancer in the form of life advice. Eighty-t... Read More »
Alice Hoffman, a best selling author of adult and young adult fiction, brings us a guide to surviving the toughest times. It is short and sweet, inspiring, and capable of reminding us that all is not lost when we cannot clearly see the road ahead.