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A Perfect Day by Richard Paul Evans
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Aug 13, 2011

it was amazing

Have you ever achieved something that you wanted so badly and then once you got it, it only ended up ruining your life instead of making it happier ? For Robert Harlan, he always dreamed of becoming a writer and eventually four years later when he lost his job, he finally finished his book A Perfect Day , a book based on the last few months his wife Allyson and her father Carson had together before he passed away with Cancer. Robert sends out the book to twenty-five publishing agents and one finally comes out on top amid a pile of rejection letters . His manuscript , his dream is about to happen and sooner than later , Robert is swirled and wrapped up in a world of book signings, radio/tv appearances and book tours. Even talk about his book becoming a movie. However as his dream becomes more and more of a reality, it seems his family life is becoming more distant and a thing of the past. When Robert meets a stranger on his tour who tells Robert he only has 40 days to live, Robert thinks he's a nutjob but when this stranger known as Michael starts revealing things about Robert's past that only he knows - we start to wonder if Michael is an Angel from God ? With only 40 days to live, we see Robert start to go back to what is most important to him and put his life into perspective .
A Perfect Day is an heartfelt and inspiring novel that teaches us that when you only have a short time left on earth, the most important things in life are your family.
This book in real life was actually made into a Film , so head to your DVD shop after the Library and pick up A Perfect Day featuring Michele and Julia Adams , Michael Arata and Barbara Ballentine.
As usual , if you are looking for an Inspirational Tale head to Richard Paul Evan's Collection of Stories.
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