Description - No Such Thing as a Bad Day by Hamilton Jordan
"An astounding collection of adventures and observations, woven into a dramatic account that helps to clarify some of the mysteries of our nation's recent history....Hamilton's story offers a rare combination of insight, wry humor, and real inspiration." -- Jimmy Carter, in the Foreword Hamilton Jordan has had a life full of personal struggles, from firsthand encounters with racial hatred in the Civil Rights-era South to exposure to Agent Orange as a civilian volunteer in Vietnam and his tumultuous years as the youngest chief of staff in presidential history, under Jimmy Carter. But a more powerful opponent has defined Jordan's life -- cancer. Three times in the last twenty years he has been diagnosed with the disease: non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, melanoma, and prostate cancer. Each time, Jordan credits early detection, being well-informed, and keeping positive as the keys to his survival. In this beautifully written book, Jordan weaves together his remarkable life to date with the uplifting story of his victories over cancer. Moving, inspiring, and powerful, No Such Thing As A Bad Day is a read that no one will soon forget.
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(203mm x 127mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - Hamilton Jordan
Hamilton Jordan spearheaded Jimmy Carter's successful campaign for the presidency and served as the chief of staff in the Carter administration. He is the author of the bestselling Crisis, which recounted Carter's secret negotiations to free the American hostages in Iran. Since leaving Washington, D.C., he has become an investor, adviser, and board member for a variety of successful companies and start-ups. He lives with his wife, Dorothy -- with whom he founded Camp Sunshine, a facility for children with cancer -- and their three children in Atlanta.