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The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss

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Zusatztext "Through greater openness! Cooper and Vanderbilt achieve a new closeness! demonstrating in this intimate and lively read that it's never too late to have a rich relationship with family." Informationen zum Autor Anderson Cooper joined CNN in 2001 and has anchored his own program, "Anderson Cooper 360°," since March 2003. Cooper has won numerous major journalism awards for his work, including 18 Emmy Awards, several Peabody Awards and a Edward R. Murrow Award. He lives in New York with his son Wyatt. Klappentext A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her. After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one, they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike any they had ever had before. The result is a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discuss their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other. Both a son's love letter to his mother and an unconventional mom's life lessons for her grown son, The Rainbow Comes and Goes offers a rare window into their close relationship and fascinating life stories, including their tragedies and triumphs. In these often humorous and moving exchanges, they share their most private thoughts and the hard-earned truths they've learned along the way. In their words their distinctive personalities shine throughAnderson's journalistic outlook on the world is a sharp contrast to his mother's idealism and unwavering optimism. An appealing memoir with inspirational advice, The Rainbow Comes and Goes is a beautiful and affectionate celebration of the universal bond between a parent and a child, and a thoughtful reflection on life, reminding us of the precious insight that remains to be shared, no matter our age. Zusammenfassung A charming and intimate collection of correspondence between #1 New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper and his mother! Gloria Vanderbilt! that offers timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives. Anderson Cooper's intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS' 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill! he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had beforea correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives! the things that matter to them! and what they still want to learn about each other. Both a son's love letter to his mother in her final years and an unconventional mother's life lessons for her grown son! The Rainbow Comes and Goes offers a rare window into their close relationship and fascinating lives. In these often hilarious and touching exchanges! they share their most private thoughts and the hard-earned truths they've learned along the way. Throughout! their distinctive personalities shine throughAnderson's darker outlook on the world is a brilliant contrast to his mother's idealism and unwavering optimism. An appealing blend of memoir and inspirational advice! The Rainbow Comes and Goes is a beautiful and affectionate celebration of the profound and universal bond between a parent and child! and! like Tuesdays with Morrie ! a thoughtful reflection on life and love! reminding us of the precious knowledge and insight that remains to be shared! no matter what age we are. ...

Through greater openness, Cooper and Vanderbilt achieve a new closeness, demonstrating in this intimate and lively read that it's never too late to have a rich relationship with family.

Autorentext

Anderson Cooper joined CNN in 2001 and has anchored his own program, "Anderson Cooper 360°," since March 2003. Cooper has won numerous major journalism awards for his work, including 18 Emmy Awards, several Peabody Awards and a Edward R. Murrow Award. He lives in New York with his son Wyatt.

Gloria Vanderbilt is an American artist, writer, and designer. Her artwork can be found at GloriaVanderbiltfineart.com. She is the author of eight books and has been a regular contributor to the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and Elle. She lives in New York City.



Klappentext

A touching and intimate correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, offering timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives

Though Anderson Cooper has always considered himself close to his mother, his intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS affords him little time to spend with her. After she suffers a brief but serious illness at the age of ninety-one, they resolve to change their relationship by beginning a year-long conversation unlike any they had ever had before. The result is a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discuss their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other.

Both a son’s love letter to his mother and an unconventional mom’s life lessons for her grown son, The Rainbow Comes and Goes offers a rare window into their close relationship and fascinating life stories, including their tragedies and triumphs. In these often humorous and moving exchanges, they share their most private thoughts and the hard-earned truths they’ve learned along the way. In their words their distinctive personalities shine through—Anderson’s journalistic outlook on the world is a sharp contrast to his mother’s idealism and unwavering optimism.

An appealing memoir with inspirational advice, The Rainbow Comes and Goes is a beautiful and affectionate celebration of the universal bond between a parent and a child, and a thoughtful reflection on life, reminding us of the precious insight that remains to be shared, no matter our age.



Zusammenfassung

A charming and intimate collection of correspondence between #1 New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, that offers timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives.

Anderson Cooper’s intensely busy career as a journalist for CNN and CBS’ 60 Minutes affords him little time to spend with his ninety-one year old mother. After she briefly fell ill, he and Gloria began a conversation through e-mail unlike any they had ever had before—a correspondence of surprising honesty and depth in which they discussed their lives, the things that matter to them, and what they still want to learn about each other.

Both a son’s love letter to his mother in her final years and an unconventional mother’s life lessons for her grown son, The Rainbow Comes and Goes offers a rare window into their close relationship and fascinating lives. In these often hilarious and touching exchanges, they share their most private thoughts and the hard-earned truths they’ve learned along the way. Throughout, their distinctive personalities shine through—Anderson’s darker outlook on the world is a brilliant contrast to his mother’s idealism and unwavering optimism.

An appealing blend of memoir and inspirational advice, The Rainbow Comes and Goes is a beautiful and affectionate celebration of the profound and universal bond between a parent and child, and, like Tuesdays with Morrie, a thoughtful reflection on life and love, reminding us of the precious knowledge and insight that remains to be shared, no matter what age we are.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss
Untertitel: A Mother and Son On Life, Love, and Loss
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EAN: 9780062454959
ISBN: 0062454951
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: HARPERCOLLINS
Anzahl Seiten: 320
Gewicht: 244g
Größe: H204mm x B136mm x T27mm
Jahr: 2017