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Secrets for a Life Worth Living
by William H. Thomas, M.D.
ISBN: 978-1-889242-09-5 / ISBN-10: 1-889242-09-8, $21.95, hardcover
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Bill and Jude, a hard-working professional couple, plan a long overdue vacation. When their rented sailboat capsizes in a storm, they are violently wrenched from the life they have known; they narrowly escape death and awaken in a land called Kallimos. Fearful and angry at first, they come to trust the old woman Hannah, who is in charge of their care. From her, they learn the wisdom of Kallimos, and in time, they accept their new life. Acceptance turns to love—so strong that when they are again torn away, they suffer a spiritual breakdown. With help from Hannah, Bill tries to bring the wisdom of Kallimos into his work, only to learn that it won't be as easy as he thought.

"Thomas folds a fictional story into a charmingly written autobiography to provide an idealistic lesson for contemporary U.S. society."Booklist, American Library Association

"Like a fable, Learning from Hannah divulges deep truths about human nature while imparting a timeless moral message."—Henry Berry, The Small Press Book Review

"Learning from Hannah is a testament to the human spirit wherein author William Thomas reveals a gift for storytelling and conjuring up a wonderful world where the wisdom of the elders has built a life worth living for all. A splendidly visionary novel and wonderfully inspired reading."Midwest Book Review

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