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The Gift of Time

Letters From A Father

Ramos, Jorge, 1958-

(Book - 2008)
The Gift of Time
Print
Baker & Taylor
An Emmy Award-winning journalist shares a series of inspiring letters written to his children about the worries and love experienced by parents in today's tumultuous world, in a collection that imparts the life lessons he has experienced throughout his career and how he would have them strive toward a worthwhile future. 35,000 first printing.

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One father, his children, and the loving life they share as a family. . . .

Like all parents, Jorge Ramos is concerned about how his two children are absorbing the world around them. A loving and thoughtful father though he is, he wonders if he has done enough to prepare them for the future. He questions if they know enough about him as a person, and the family to which they belong.

The Gift of Time is a moving and personal book in which one father reflects upon the world we live in and shares his love for his children in a series of letters that touch on everything from love and divorce to soccer and e-mail. Through his experience as a journalist who has seen both the horrors and the greatness that people are capable of, he offers his children the sound advice they need not only to live but to thrive in today's world.

In a heartfelt and direct tone that has gained him the love and admiration of millions of fans across the country, Ramos writes about the issues that plague every parent's mind. In The Gift of Time, Ramos speaks both to his children and to the future generations of Americans on what they can expect, and what is expected of them, as they embark on their journey toward adulthood.



Baker
& Taylor

In a series of letters to his two children, Paola and Nicolâas, author and television personality Jorge Ramos discusses love, death, religion, sex, family, the immigrant experience, success, and other topics.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0061353108
9780061353109
Branch Call Number: 306.8742 R
Characteristics: viii, 194 p. ; 23 cm.

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