Letters to Sam by Daniel Gottlieb
A Grandfather's Lessons on Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life

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In the tradition of such bestsellers as "Tuesdays with Morrie", this emotionally powerful collection of letters from grandfather to grandson will touch readers right down to their core. When his grandson was born, Daniel Gottlieb began to write a series of heartfelt letters that he hoped Sam would read later in life. He planned to cover all the important topics and what motivated him was the fear that he might not, as a quadraplegic, live to see Sam reach adulthood. Then, when Sam was only fourteen months old, he was diagnosed with Pervasive Developmental Disability, a form of autism, and suddenly everything changed. This is a lovingly written, emotionally gripping book that offers unique - and universal - insights into what it means to be human.
 

About Daniel Gottlieb

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In addition to his thriving psychotherapy practice, Daniel Gottlieb serves as the host of Voices in the Family, an award-winning mental health call-in show on Philadelphia's much-respected public radio station, WHYY. He also writes a bimonthly column for the Philadelphia Inquirer entitled "On Healing," and is the author of two books. He lectures locally and nationally on a variety of topics affecting the well-being of people, families, and the larger community.
 
Published April 23, 2006 by Sterling. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Here is a touching and inspiring collection of letters from award-winning radio host, newspaper columnist, and psychologist Daniel Gottlieb to his grandson.

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