Between Heaven and Hell by David Talbot audiobook

Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of My Stroke (Inspirational Memoir, Stroke Recovery Book, Near Death Experiences)

By David Talbot

Chronicle Prism 9781452183336
4.46 Hours 1
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Acclaimed writer, bestselling author, and founder of Salon magazine, David Talbot has brought us masterful and explosive headline-breaking stories for over 25 years with books like the New York Times bestsellers Brothers, The Devil's Chessboard, and nationally recognized Season of the Witch. Now for the first time, journalist and historian David Talbot turns inward in this intimate journey through the life-changing year following his stroke, a year that turned his life upside down, and ultimately, saved him. In his signature voice and with powerful storytelling, Talbot examines the physical, emotional, and psychological impact his stroke has had on his identity. Along the way Talbot offers readers insider stories on the wild early days of Internet journalism, insights into the new tech culture, the down and dirty of Hollywood, and much more. This is an illuminating, often humorous, portrait of how a health crisis can truly shift one's perspective on life and purpose.

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Summary

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Acclaimed writer, bestselling author, and founder of Salon magazine, David Talbot has brought us masterful and explosive headline-breaking stories for over 25 years with books like the New York Times bestsellers Brothers, The Devil's Chessboard, and nationally recognized Season of the Witch. Now for the first time, journalist and historian David Talbot turns inward in this intimate journey through the life-changing year following his stroke, a year that turned his life upside down, and ultimately, saved him. In his signature voice and with powerful storytelling, Talbot examines the physical, emotional, and psychological impact his stroke has had on his identity. Along the way Talbot offers readers insider stories on the wild early days of Internet journalism, insights into the new tech culture, the down and dirty of Hollywood, and much more. This is an illuminating, often humorous, portrait of how a health crisis can truly shift one's perspective on life and purpose.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

What makes this book so special is the complete absence of resentment and self-pity. This is a story beyond catharsis—it's a rebirth, a celebration, a hallucinatory and joyous examination of the aftermath of illness with love and gratitude infused on every page. Susannah Cahalan, author of Brain on Fire and The Great Pretender
Touching, informative, sometimes funny, sometimes harrowing, I couldn't put it down. Anne Lamott, New York Times bestselling author
Talbot demonstrates the conviction of someone who has been there and back and now knows what is really at stake.. Inspiration for others facing similar challenges. Kirkus Reviews
A deeply affecting examination of mortality, ambition and the priorities of a man who dodged death to live better days. Dave Eggers, bestselling author of The Circle, Zeitoun, and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
"Between Heaven and Hell should be an indispensable help for all those who survive strokes and those who care for survivors in the aftermath." -Writers & Readers

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Author Bio: David Talbot

Author Bio: David Talbot

David Talbot is the author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years and the acclaimed, national bestseller Season of the Witch. He is the founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon, a senior editor at Mother Jones magazine, and the features editor at the San Francisco Examiner. He has written for the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Time, and other major publications.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 4.46
Audience: Adult
Language: English