In this remarkable book, 103-year-old George Dawson, a slave's grandson who learned to read at age 98, reflects on his life and offers valuable lessons in living as well as a fresh, firsthand view of America during the twentieth century. Richard Glaubman captures Dawson's irresistible voice and view of the world, offering insights into humanity, history, hardships, and happiness. From segregation and civil rights, to the wars, presidents, and defining moments in history, George Dawson's description and assessment of the last century inspires readers with the message that-through it all-has sustained him: "Life is so good. I do believe it's getting better."
About the Author
George Dawson lives in Dallas, Texas.
Richard Glaubman is an elementary school teacher. He lives outside Seattle, Washington.
Praise for Life Is So Good…
A remarkable autobiography....The feel-good story of the year. —The Christian Science Monitor
Dawson has become a literary hero, a testament to the power of perseverance. —USA Today