After This... An Inspirational Journey For All the Wrong Reasons [NOOK Book]

Overview

Catastrophic injuries. Immediate and total blindness. An innocent young life shattered at the hands of a drunk driver.

This is an unforgettable account of turning tragedy into triumph. With heart wrenching honesty, humor and insight, Marcus Engel guides us on a path to self-discovery. This coming-of-age story will cause you to view obstacles as opportunities and discover ...
See more details below
After This... An Inspirational Journey For All the Wrong Reasons

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$3.99
BN.com price

Overview

Catastrophic injuries. Immediate and total blindness. An innocent young life shattered at the hands of a drunk driver.

This is an unforgettable account of turning tragedy into triumph. With heart wrenching honesty, humor and insight, Marcus Engel guides us on a path to self-discovery. This coming-of-age story will cause you to view obstacles as opportunities and discover that choices, not circumstances, determine ultimate happiness.

This is the unforgettable autobiographer of professional speaker and author Marcus Engel. You will laugh - you will cry - you will remember what is so good about life.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Paul Ward, M.D. F.A.C.S
“Vividly describes the steps in a remarkable recovery. I was moved to tears. Everyone who reads this book will experience a transformation."
Selena Hilemon
“… Never before have I witnessed such a willingness to share such intimate and painful life details for the purpose of education.”
Kelli Larson
“Marcus has a gift for making a difference and I highly recommend every student, adolescent and adult to experience his amazing life story.”
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013751064
  • Publisher: Ella Press
  • Publication date: 1/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 744,081
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Marcus Engel is a professional speaker and author whose customized messages inspire, impact and influence audiences. As a college freshman, Marcus Engel was blinded and nearly killed after being struck by a drunk driver. Through two years of rehab, over 300 hours of reconstructive facial surgery and adaptation through a multitude of life changes, Marcus remained committed to his goal of recapturing life. This powerful story is customized for each individual audience and always includes the basis of overcoming adversity, commitment to higher goals, honoring health care professionals and embracing the truly important aspects of life. Marcus’ keynotes have been witnessed by tens of thousands of audience members from elementary school students to CEOs, faith based organizations to some of the country’s top rated universities and colleges. No matter where audience members are personally or professionally, there is something for everyone!
In 2006, Marcus released his current best selling book, “After This…An Inspirational Journey for All the Wrong Reasons” and “The Other End Of The Stethoscope: 33 Insights For Excellent Patient Care.” “I’m Here: Compassionate Communication In Patient Care” was released in 2010 and a journey into fiction, “Open,” a nursing novella, written with Amy Glenn-Vega was completed in 2011. Institutions such as Union College, Columbia University, Clemson University and Missouri Baptist Hospital continue to use Marcus’ books as required reading for students and health care professionals. Marcus holds a B.S. in sociology from Missouri State University and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University. He and his wife, Marvelyne, along with Marcus’ Seeing Eye dog, Garrett, divide their time between Manhattan and Orlando, Florida.
For all the latest news, including photos and fun updates – follow Marcus on Twitter @marcusengel and FaceBook @marcusengelspeaker.
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 2 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(2)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2013

    Incredible Book

    I came upon this book by chance. I met Marcus & his seeing eye dog on a flight home from a conference over three years ago and he gave me this book. It truly is a must read and incredibly inspirational. This book takes you on an emotional roller coaster but I promise it is very much a worthwhile ride. I cannot count the number of times I felt like I was right there in the midst of it all while reading. The book is also fun. I loved all the references to song lyrics.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2012

    Very good book

    I think it was a inspiring story that will touch your heart.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 2 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)