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A lucky life interrupted [electronic resource] : A Memoir of Hope. Tom Brokaw.

Brokaw, Tom. (Author). Bramhall, Mark. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780147520968 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2015.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Mark Bramhall.
Summary, etc.: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Tom Brokaw, the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation, comes a powerful memoir of a year of dramatic change—a year spent battling cancer and reflecting on a long, happy, and lucky life.Tom Brokaw has led a fortunate life, with a strong marriage and family, many friends, and a brilliant journalism career culminating in his twenty-two years as anchor of the NBC Nightly News and as bestselling author. But in the summer of 2013, when back pain led him to the doctors at the Mayo Clinic, his run of good luck was interrupted. He received shocking news: He had multiple myeloma, a treatable but incurable blood cancer. Friends had always referred to Brokaw's "lucky star," but as he writes in this inspiring memoir, "Turns out that star has a dimmer switch." Brokaw takes us through all the seasons and stages of this surprising year, the emotions, discoveries, setbacks, and struggles—times of denial,...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 151494 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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