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Life's Golden Ticket: An Inspirational Novel
Life's Golden Ticket An Inspirational Novel
Author: Brendon Burchard
"Find my coat," she whispered weakly. "There's an envelope in the pocket. Don't open it. Take it to the park. You remember the rumors." In what is sure to become a classic, Brendon Burchard has crafted a triumphant tale of personal growth and change that will inspire any reader who has ever wished for a second chance. Life's Golden...  more » tells the story of a man who is so trapped in the prisons of his past that he cannot see the possibilities, the choices, and the gifts that are right in front of him. At the behest of his fiancée, Mary, who is clinging to life in a hospital bed, he takes a mysterious envelope from her and makes his way to an abandoned amusement park to appease her delirious pleadings. When he steps through the rusted entrance gates, the deserted park magically comes to life. He soon meets an old, wise groundskeeper and together they set out to uncover what happened to Mary. Along the way, he encounters a number of caring yet confrontational park employees—a hypnotist, a fortune-teller, a lion tamer, high-wire performers—and they teach him more about his fiancée and himself than he bargained for. What follows is an unforgettable journey of personal transformation as he overcomes his past, uncovers what happened to Mary, and, finally, discovers what is inside her mysterious envelope. The author is donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book to Kiwanis International, Junior Achievement, and the YMCA.
ISBN-13: 9780061173905
ISBN-10: 0061173908
Publication Date: 5/1/2007
Pages: 224
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 23 ratings
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco
Book Type: Hardcover
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While the idea of the book was good, the actual book was not. It was very poorly written and I found myself skimming most of it. Overall, not something I would recommend to others.
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I read this book two years ago and I still think about the story today.It is a beautiful story of a man trying to find a second chance in life.
If you enjoy Mitch Albom stories
you will enjoy this book.
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Helpful Score: 2
Book utilizes an imaginary circus as a metaphor for review of the main characters life and as a vehicle for change. All of the ride "attendents" are more like individual life coaches who each have a message for the central character. The book is meant to inspire not as a how too book which seems to be a little too abundant in recent times. Nice story, well written--inspires us to walk the tightrope and be willing to take the fall. Also pleasant is reoccurring theme of love.
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