A Father's Last Letters
On Sale: December 24, 2012
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Non-Fiction Inspirational | Non-Fiction Memoir
At the pinnacle of a soaring career in the U.S. Army, Lt.
Col. Mark M. Weber was tapped to serve in a high-profile job
within the Afghan Parliament as a military advisor. Weeks
later, a routine physical revealed stage IV intestinal
cancer in the thirty-eight-year-old father of three. Over
the next two years he would fight a desperate battle he
wasn’t trained for, with his wife and boys as his reluctant
but willing fighting force.
realized that he was not going to survive this final tour of
combat, he began to write a letter to his boys, so that as
they grew up without him, they would know what his
life-and-death story had taught him—about courage and fear,
challenge and comfort, words and actions, pride and
humility, seriousness and humor, and viewing life as a
never-ending search for new ideas and inspiration.
This book is that letter. And it’s not just for
his sons. It’s for everyone who can use the best advice a
dying hero has to offer.
illustrate that in the end you become what you are through
the causes to which you attach yourself—and that you’ve made
your own along the way. Through his example, he teaches how
to live an ordinary life in an extraordinary way.
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