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If you had 24 hours to live...Should you finally forgive the one who hurt you the most and would you find the courage to apologize to the person you wronged? Who would you remember as your life’s greatest love? Could you recognize what you are truly grateful for? Jim Moret didn’t fully understand the answers to those questions until he was literally a day away from ending his own life. This veteran television broadcaster and interviewer turns the camera on himself, taking the reader on an intimate journey. He moves beyond depression, tragedy, and self-doubt and grapples with his greatest decision: not simply whether to live but how to live. If you had only 24 hours left... what would you do?
“This is a marvelous collection of the right way to do things. Jim Moret’s book belongs in every library.”
“I think everyone has asked the question of themselves, but very few have explored it the way Jim Moret has in this heartbreaking, heart-strengthening, universally recognizable foray into what goes into making us Whole as individuals and as people. The things that we must face in ourselves and put into balance, before we find ourselves in the darkness of no return. So take a page from Jim’s book. It may not be the answer, but it is certainly part of the conversation.”
“It is simple enough to say that contemplating death teaches one to live. Indeed, Jim Moret looked over that brink and determined that he should live. Rarely, however, does an author take a reader through the journey that brings one so vividly to that moment. Once there, he shares with us his evolution from despair toward miracles, unforeseen adventures and most importantly the deepening of the relationships that give life its meaning. Well done.”
-Dr. Drew Pinsky
“I loved this book and couldn't put it down. Jim Moret's touching memoir is based on a wide array of life experiences ranging from the heartwarming to the heartbreaking. This important book will definitely make a difference in your life. Not only will it leave you with plenty to think about, you'll have a new and reliable road map for your own successful journey. In fact, read "The Last Day of My Life" more than once...you'll be glad you did.”
-J. Randy Taraborrelli
"Jim Moret's book is required reading for anyone who's ever entertained the thought of being happy." -Alan Zweibel
Saturday Night Live writing alum and Thurber Prize winner
"Jim Moret’s The Last Day of My Life easily could have been titled Tuesdays with Moret. It's that kind of book --powerful, inspirational and memorable. Everyone who reads it will emerge stronger and smarter. Period."
-Wolf Blitzer, CNN Anchor, The Situation Room
“In THE LAST DAY OF MY LIFE, Jim Moret discovers that it is our connections with people, not the things we acquire, that are the true riches in life. Jim’s moving personal journey delivers a road map for anyone struggling with self doubt.”
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Jim Moret a journalist for well over two decades, is currently Chief Correspondent for Inside Edition, based in Los Angeles. The veteran journalist was with CNN for nearly a decade, serving as co-anchor of the long-running Showbiz Today, as well as co-anchor of CNN’s main newscast, The World Today, and anchor of CNN’s NewsNight.Review:
Just can't resist recommending "The Last Day of My Life," an astounding, insightful, emotional book by journalist JIM MORET, chief correspondent of TV's "Inside Edition," that kicks off with his gut-wrenching decision to commit suicide and make it look like an accident so his wife and kids can cash in on his $3 million life insurance policy - and escape the hell of sudden poverty triggered when he just couldn't land a job!
Incredibly, Jim turns that horror into an uplifting tour de force that's scarily smart...and absolutely leaves you laughing! - Mike Walker, National Enquirer, Jan 23, 2012 edition
From Publishers Weekly
Amidst accelerating personal, professional, and financial crises, L.A. journalist Moret was seriously contemplating suicide; he pulled through by seizing on the question of his last day-what would he cherish most?-as an opportunity to rediscover the beauty, love and value in his life. Devoting each of 24 chapters to a topic like sacrifice, tenacity, laughter, music, passion and wonder, Moret draws lessons from stories about friends and family, his childhood, personal obstacles, and his career at CNN and elsewhere. Moret's smooth journalistic prose and 24-hour checklist make this a swift, focused inspirational memoir.
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