Dying Is the Easy Part
By (author) William J Jefferson
Format: Paperback / softback
Normal Price: $37.21
Your Price: $33.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $3.72! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.67 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Dying Is the Easy Part by William J Jefferson
Book DescriptionFaced in 2002 with the prospect of dying at age fifty-five of a heart condition he never knew he had, William Jefferson was forced to reflect on the things that meant the most in his life. So, from his hospital bed, he started to write about the people, surroundings, and situations that raised him. Jefferson grew up in a small town on a farm in the rural South in the fifties and sixties, and recounts those hard times here in short story form. Sharing the powerful lessons of family, religion, racism, and generational curses and blessings that flowed from those experiences."Dying Is the Easy Part" shows that while the hard parts of life can occasionally be conquered, life is more about being ready to die than ready to live. Being ready to die is all about faith. As Jefferson recovered in his hospital room, he realized that we spend our lives worrying about avoiding death, when life is the real challenge. As Shakespeare declared, "Of all the wonders in the world, it seems to me most strange, that men should fear, seeing that death, a necessary end, will come when it will come."The stories within are about African American, Southern life. But they are not just for Southerners, and not just for Black Southerners. They are for people who want to live life without fear; for those who want success in life, and also want to keep that success in perspective; for those who want to laugh through situations where others are focused on the negative; and for those who are inspired by the power of simple people, people engaged in daily struggles. People who rise above them to pass on life-sustaining lessons to their children and families.
Buy Dying Is the Easy Part book by William J Jefferson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781587369513
Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William J Jefferson
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dying Is the Easy Part book by William J Jefferson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.