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HOW TO SAVE YOUR OWN LIFE 15 Lessons on Finding Hope in Unexpected Places

by | Read by Michael Gates Gill

Personal Growth • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

In his first book, the 60-something author told how a Starbucks job helped him rediscover his humanity after being laid off from a soulless advertising career and upended by a brain tumor. In this one, Gill uses that humanity and some well-crafted stories to describe 15 practices for improving one’s personal outlook, such as learning from others, slowing down the action, looking for the joy in life, and finding ways to express one’s creative gifts. Though his speaking voice is not ideal, his gentle pacing and laid-back altruism give his narration an emotional depth. Vivid and powerful, these are ideas that most listeners will carry with them and want to hear again and again. T.W. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2011]



Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9781441720962 $29.95 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441720979 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2009

CS ISBN 9781441720931 $34.95 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441720948 $55.00 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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