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Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life By Gene O'Kelly

Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life

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Features memoir of former KPMG CEO Eugene O'Kelley, completed in the three-and-a-half months between his diagnosis with brain cancer and his death in September 2005. This title reminds us to embrace the fragile, fleeting moments of our lives - the brief time we have with our family, our friends, and even ourselves.

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Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life by Gene O'Kelly

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chasing Daylight is the honest, touching, and ultimately inspirational memoir of former KPMG CEO Eugene O'Kelley, completed in the three-and-a-half months between his diagnosis with brain cancer and his death in September 2005. Its haunting yet extraordinarily hopeful voice reminds us to embrace the fragile, fleeting moments of our lives-the brief time we have with our family, our friends, and even ourselves. This paperback edition features a new foreword by his wife, Corinne O'Kelley and a readers' group guide and questions.

"Voicing universal truths . . . shared . . . simply and clearly."-Janet Malin, New York Times

"Words to live by."-Kerry Hannon, USA Today

"One of the most unexpected and touching books you're likely to read this year."-Edward Nawotka, Bloomberg News

"An honest, thought-provoking memoir . . . O'Kelly has many lessons to teach us on how to live."-Steve Powers, Houston Chronicle

"[A] well-written and moving book."-TheEconomist.com

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About Gene O'Kelly


Eugene O'Kelly was born and raised in New York City. He started at KPMG as an assistant accountant in 1972 and ended his 30-plus year career as CEO, in which capacity he served from April 2002 to June 2005 before becoming a Senior Partner of the firm. He passed away September 10, 2005.

Table of Contents


Foreword: A Gift
The Bottom Line
The Business of Dying is Hard
The Transition
The Good Goodbye
Afterword: Chasing Daylight

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GOR003022573
Chasing Daylight: How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life by Gene O'Kelly
Gene O'Kelly
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2007-10-16
224
0071499938
9780071499934
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