Life is so good. Some parents these days are growing children, not raising them" to attitude "People worry too much. The top could come down, of course, and it was something to see. Synopsis I tell Life is so good not to worry about things, not to worry about their lives.
What Our Readers Are Saying. Richard Glaubman is an elementary school teacher. As a boy, George had to go to work to help support thefamily, and so he did not attend school or learn to read; yet he describes how he learned to read the world and survive in it.
There was lots of chores to do, but sometimes, shutting the door quietly, I would lean against the logs and look at the sky and take a few moments for myself. Life is good, just theway it is. At ninety-eight, George decided to learn to read and enrolled in a literacyprogram, becoming a celebrated student.
In this remarkable book, George Dawson, a year-old man who learned to read when he was 98, reflects on the philosophy he learned from his father-abelief that life is so good-as he offers valuable lessons in living and a fresh, firsthand view of America during the twentieth century.
Every morning I get up and I wonder what I might learn that day. Born in in Marshall, texas, the grandson of slaves, George Dawson tells how his father, despite hardships, always believed in seeing the richness in life and trained his children to do the The other theme running through these recollections is the institutionalized racism of the American South.
In Life Is So Good, he shares wisdom on everything from parenting "With children, you got to raise them. Hardened to the entrenched discrimination that excluded him from good jobs and ""white"" restaurants and rest rooms, Dawson protested just once, when a woman for whom he was doing yard work expected him to eat with her dogs.
Dawson worked many jobs in his years, including laying railroad ties. Synopsis What makes a happy person, a happy life? He lives outside Seattle, Washington.
I liked to look at the stars on the still and quiet mornings and listen for the howl of the coyotes. In Life Is So Good, he shares wisdomon everything from parenting With children, you got to raise them. And throughout his story, George Dawson inspires the reader with the message thatsustained him happily for more than a century:Life is So Good by George Dawson, Richard Glaubman starting at $ Life is So Good has 8 available editions to buy at Alibris5/5(7).
Life Is So Good [George Dawson, Richard Glaubman] on mi-centre.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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/5(). Life Is So Good is a book that everyone deserves to read.
It is a feel good journey through the life of George Dawson, an amazing man who learned to read at the age of While most feel good novels give me a sick feeling in my stomach, this one is free of the saccharine. The book gives us an /5. About Life Is So Good. 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. “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 ofreflects on his life and /5().
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