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The Story of a Lifetime: A Keepsake of Personal Memoirs Hardcover – Sep 1 2000


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Triangel Pub (Sept. 1 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0970062680
  • ISBN-13: 978-0970062680
  • Product Dimensions: 28.8 x 22.1 x 3.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #126,362 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By HoneyBunny on May 6 2001
Format: Hardcover
After receiving this book from my adult daughter, I began filling in the pages. So many wonderul memories were relived with each question that I answered. I began thinking, this book would make a true heirloom if given as college graduation gifts. The graduates are at a turning point in their lives. They have lived most of their youth and they have experienced a great many trials and tribulations. What better time then now to enscribe them in this wonderful thought provoking book. Yet, they have so many good years ahead of them that they can record not only yesterday's memories, but today's and then tomorrows. In essence this is a running account of their lives.
What a fantastic gift to pass on to one's children.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on Jan. 1 2003
Format: Hardcover
I received this book for Christmas - my friend knows I have kept a journal since I was 12 - so it was a "just perfect" gift for me. What I like about it is that it lists all the questions you would like to ask, but have never got around to asking of anyone precious in your life. I am going to send a copy to my 89-year old godmother - because there is so much I would like for her to tell us. We're also going to use it as a tool for the video we are making of her - the questions and segments are perfect for a project like that. In a future edition, I would recommend more questions or segments for those with non-traditional lives - multiple marriages, foster families, gay relationships, etc. But this is definitely a start in the right direction and there are plenty of blank pages to fill in your own unique events, life experiences, and thoughts.
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0 of 5 people found the following review helpful By foundpoem on Jan. 13 2004
Format: Hardcover
I bought this as a gift, directly from Amazon, without having seen the book. The recipient, an avid scrapbooker and saver of poems and all things written, photographic, and sentimental (she uses large books herself, and is a devoted mom and teacher), didn't respond in the favorable way I'd anticipated based on the reviews here, combined with her personality and interests. I don't think she'll be using this book.
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174 of 177 people found the following review helpful
All the questions you've ever wanted your kids to know. June 11 1999
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The story of a lifetime is a wonderful book. Not only is the flow of the book very easy to follow, it can be started at any point in life. Whether you want to keep an ongoing story of your life, or just want to remember and leave behind a legacy. The questions are clear and simple yet very thought provoking. An excellent gift to or from parents. I love the fact that all of the questions are already there, it's up to the writer to answer the questions he or she wants. I am definitely looking forward to leaving this reminder of me to my family.
223 of 235 people found the following review helpful
Beware of Dust Cover Nov. 7 2006
By MarianneB - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I bought this edition of this book as well as the "revised edition" (blue-green cover) to give to my baby's grandparents on the occasion of her first birthday. This ("plum") edition comes with a dustcover that goes on and on about parents growing old, death, funerals, etc, told from the perspective of friends and family, rather than that of the person who is to fill out the book. While I think it is understood that a book like this is something that families will want to read after a person dies, I thought that the cover was morbid and inappropriate to give people who are busy living and don't want to dwell on getting old, death, and dying. If the dust jacket needed to speak to those topics I think it would have been far more appropriate to discuss them from the perspective of the person who is to fill out the book. It almost feels like the book is ignoring that person and treating them as someone who is already dead. If you are giving the book to someone who is on hospice, it's probably great. Otherwise, give the "revised" edition. Luckily you can take the dust cover off of this one, but the book isn't very attractive without it. The "revised" edition comes with a card that has the morbid stuff on it, easily thrown away.
37 of 38 people found the following review helpful
Best gift I ever received. July 5 1998
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This book is the most unique gift I have ever received. Ever since my daughter gave it to me, I can't put it down. I was touched by her wish to have me preserve things about my life. It is such a wonderful idea and the questions have brought a flood of memories. Now I feel I can say everything I want to say to my children and grandchildren. I recommend it for anyone.
72 of 79 people found the following review helpful
Fantastic, An extremely thoughtful gift Jan. 6 1999
By Robert Brennecke(msterioso@AOL.com) - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
Far and away the best way I have come across to bring out all the hidden and forgotten memories of a lifetime, some of which may bring tears as well as smiles to your face. I can now pass on to my children, and their children my experiences and thoughts. I intend to purchase one for my wife as soon as I can squeeze it into my Social Security budget. Many thanks to the author.
30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
Great way to learn about your family & your self! Dec 31 2000
By K. Calabro - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
I gave this book to my Grandmother for Christmas last year. She was a little overwhelmed by it at first, because of its thickness. After I assured her that she didn't have to answer all the questions, that she could skip around and do a little at a time, she began to tackle it. When I visited her for Thanksgiving, I found the book on her coffee table, with several pages of questions answered. I learned about her parents and grandparents, and then some--one of my anscestors fought in the Revolutionary War! What she wrote about her childhood helped me understand her better and appreciate what she went through. I look forward to reading what else she has to write, and I'm sure this book will become a family treasure for years & generations to come!


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