04/23/2013 7:00 pm
Until I Say Good-Bye: My Year of Living with Joy is Susan Spencer-Wendel's inspirational memoir of a woman who makes the most of her final days after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an irreversible condition that systematically destroys the nerves that power the muscles.This moving account looks at Spencer-Wendel's foray into living a full life with humor, courage, and love, while also accepting death with grace and dignity.
On Tuesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. Spencer-Wendel's co-author, local writer Bret Witter discusses Spencer-Wendel's story and sign copies of the book at the Carter Presidential Library. A Cappella Books will have copies of the book for sale in the lobby. This event is free and open to the public.
Praise for Until I Say Good-Bye:
"A poignant, wise love story." --Kirkus Reviews
"It's a touching and brutally honest account of one mother's inspiring attempt to get the most out of the time she has left." --USA Today
"The tales are painfully honest, and they're heartbreaking because we know the inevitable outcome. But mostly, they're inspiring. Spencer-Wendel, even in the darkest of moments, remains insistent on happiness--staggeringly so." --U.S. News & World Report
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