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Author Signing: Murray Howe, 9 LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER

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Date:
December 28, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.horizonbooks.com

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Age
All Ages

Venue

Horizon Books downtown Traverse City
243 E. Front Street
Traverse City, MI United States
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Phone:
(231) 941-6584

Unlike his two brothers, Murray Howe failed in his attempt to follow in his father’s footsteps to become a professional athlete. Yet his failure brought him to the realization that his dream wasn’t really to be a pro hockey player. His dream was to be his father. To be amazing at something, but humble and gracious. To be courageous, and stand up for the little guy. To be a hero. You don’t need to be a hockey player to do that. What he learned was that it was a waste of time wishing you were like someone else.

When Gordie Howe passed away in 2016, it was Murray who was asked to deliver the eulogy. NINE LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY FATHER takes the reader through the hours Murray spent writing the words that would give shape to his father’s legacy–the hours immediately after his hero’s death, as he gathers his thoughts and memories, and makes sense of what his remarkable father meant to him. The result is nine pieces of wisdom, built out of hundreds of stories, that show us the man behind the legend and give us a glimpse of what we can learn from this incredible life.