100 Days of Happiness

100 Days of Happiness

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Funny, moving. . . I defy anyone to finish this story without tears in their eyes. Graeme Simsion, bestselling author of "The Rosie Project" What would you do if you knew you only had 100 days left to live?For Lucio Battistini, it s a chance to spend the rest of his life the way he always should have by making every moment count. Imperfect, unfaithful, but loveable Lucio has been thrown out of the house by his wife and is sleeping at his father-in-law s bombolini bakery when he learns he has inoperable cancer. So begin the last hundred days of Lucio s life, as he attempts to right his wrongs, win back his wife (the love of his life and afterlife), and spend the next three months enjoying every moment with a zest he hasn t felt in years. In 100 epigrammatic chapters one for each of Lucio s remaining days on earth "100 Days of Happiness "is as delicious as a hot doughnut and a morning cappuccino. Wistful, touching, and often hilarious, "100 Days of Happiness"reminds us all to remember the preciousness of life and what matters most."show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 149.1 x 215.9 x 31.75mm | 512.56g
  • Pamela Dorman Books
  • English
  • 0525427376
  • 9780525427377
  • 1,316,112

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" 100 Days of Happiness"is a celebration of everyday life masquerading as a countdown to death.To read it is to realize that the child within us is still alive and well, ready to laugh, play, love unguardedly, and eat hot doughnuts. Martha Woodroof, author of "Small Blessings""show more

About Fausto Brizzi

Fausto Brizzi is an Italian director, screenwriter, and film producer. "The Night Before Exams," his debut directorial work, won him numerous awards, including the David di Donatello. "100 Days of Happiness "is his first novel, which was a bestseller in Italy and has been sold in more than twenty countries.show more

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