One Man's Extraordinary Year of Trying to Do the Right Things
Publication Date: May 2010
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Tuesdays with Morrie meets Eat, Pray, Love in this inspiring memoir of one man's midlife journey to attend to the loose ends in his life, and the unexpected rewards that follow.
Lee Kravitz was editor in chief of Parade magazine from 2000 to 2007. Before that, he was the founding editor of React, a magazine for teens, and served as editorial director of Scholastic Inc. Lee is currently the board president of Youth Communication, and he is active on the boards of the Public Education Network, the League, and Youth Service America. A graduate of Yale College and Columbia Journalism School, he lives in New York City and Clinton Corners, New York, with his wife and three children. Kevin Foley has over thirty years' experience in radio and television broadcasting, commercial voice-overs, and audiobook narration. He has recorded over 150 audiobooks, including Storm Rising by Gary Naiman, 100 Ways to Bring Out Your Best by Roger Fritz, The Last Witness by Joel Goldman, and River Thunder by Gary McCarthy, for which he earned a Spur Award for Best Audiobook from the Western Writers of America. He has also won an Earphones Award from AudioFile magazine for his narration of Cognitive Surplus by Clay Shirky.
Lee Kravitz lost his job and found himself at loose ends, he decided to commit an entire year to reconnecting with the people who mattered to him -- taking care of long overdue debts and promises. His book, Unfinished Business, is about the ten journeys he took to right his wrongs. More at NPR.org
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- Why does the author embark on his year-long project? What does he hope to accomplish by tying up his life’s loose ends?
"This is an uplifting and truly life-affirming book." ---Hope Edelman, author of The Possibility of Everything