By Marlo Thomas and friends
This wonderful collection of personal revelations is written by more than 100 remarkable men and women who share a moment when words changed their lives. They include such luminaries as Muhammad Ali, Tom Brokaw, Cal Ripken, Jr., Steven Spielberg, Venus Williams, Rudy Giuliani, Toni Morrison, Al Pacino, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jack Nicholson, Mel Brooks, Laura Bush, Billy Crystal, Tom Wolfe, Chris Rock, and Katie Couric, who each tell a story of a crucial turning point in their lives brought about by the right words at the right time.
These original stories encompass life’s struggles and adventures and demonstrate how people we admire found hope and inspiration through words delivered by family or friends, heard in a movie or play, sung on the radio, told in a joke, or even drawn in a cartoon. These first-person accounts of challenges and victories provide wonderful guidance for anyone facing life’s many challenges.
416 pages. Softcover. 2004.