Life Is So Good
|Life Is So Good, by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman, is a winner of the Christopher Award for Non-Fiction.
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.
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, presidents, and defining moments in history, George Dawson's description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that-through it all-has sustained him: "Life is so good. I do believe it's getting better."
This inspirational autobiography was published in 2000 and received much attention in the national media. Dawson appeared on Oprah and told his story in the June 2001 issue of Guideposts. USA Today remarked that “Dawson had become a literary hero, a testament to the power of perseverance.”
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