An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love: The True Story of the Best Gift Ever Given

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Overview

Richard Carlson's sudden, tragic death in December 2006 left his millions of fans reeling, but even their many letters, calls, and e-mails couldn't ease the loss felt by his wife and partner, Kristine. To assuage her grief, she pored over a quarter century's supply of love letters, reliving the emotions and cherishing her late husband's memory. In a profoundly moving act of healing, she focused on one letter full of particularly apt questions, which Richard had given to her on their eighteenth anniversary, and ...
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Overview

Richard Carlson's sudden, tragic death in December 2006 left his millions of fans reeling, but even their many letters, calls, and e-mails couldn't ease the loss felt by his wife and partner, Kristine. To assuage her grief, she pored over a quarter century's supply of love letters, reliving the emotions and cherishing her late husband's memory. In a profoundly moving act of healing, she focused on one letter full of particularly apt questions, which Richard had given to her on their eighteenth anniversary, and answered these questions with keen insight and fresh passion. Kris offers her heartfelt response to Richard's moving letter.

Both an intimate look inside a special relationship and a gift to the many people whose lives were changed by Richard's work, An Hour to Live, an Hour to Love will have readers everywhere wondering how they themselves would answer the question: If you had one hour to live, what would you do, and who would you call?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641977831
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 12/18/2007
  • Pages: 61
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was the author of the bestselling Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He passed away in 2006.

Kristine Carlson has a gift for creating lifelong relationships and is very dedicated to her family, friendships, and personal growth. She loves riding horses, running, and solitude. Richard and Kris were married for over 21 years. She lives in Northern California.

Biography

Richard Carlson, whose Ph.D. is in psychology, is considered one of the foremost experts in happiness and stress-reduction around the world. He is the author of fifteen popular books including the runaway bestseller, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff, which was named the No. 1 bestselling book in America for two consecutive years, a feat never before achieved in publishing.

Dr. Carlson has become a worldwide phenomenon as well. His books appear in over 100 countries, resulting in over 40 million people worldwide reading one of the books in the Don't Sweat series. In 1997, he was chosen by People magazine as one of the most intriguing people to watch in the world and has been a popular guest on shows such as The View, Oprah, Today, and CNN.

Author biography courtesy of Hyperion Books.

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    1. Hometown:
      Northern California
    1. Education:
      San Jose State University, Pepperdine University; Ph.D., Sierra University

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