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Are you in need of uplifting? Has life's challenges put you in a mindset of dullness? It's time to get a refreshing glimpse of overcoming obstacles. Today's BOOK OF THE DAY, "Midpoint: A Memoir," by Patricia Angeles is on point. It's funny and the insight she brings is fantastic. Order your copy today and get a boost of encouragement.
“Try better every day. Not only is it a reminder to stay aligned with my personal philosophy, but it is also a testament, an acceptance that I am flawed, as we all are.” – Patricia Angeles
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Midpoint: A Memoir is an immigrant woman’s story of perseverance and building a legacy future generations can be proud of.
Patricia Angeles is at the midpoint of the average human lifespan. Decades of experience, mistakes, love, and loss have led her to contemplate what anyone might do when they’ve lived half their life. “What kind of legacy am I leaving behind? What do I want my friends and family to remember after I’m gone? What are the biggest life lessons I can impart while I’m still here?”
Through this collection of personal stories, Patricia attempts to assess her answers to these questions, and perhaps encourage others to do the same. Spanning from her childhood in Manila to her immigration and life in Los Angeles, these stories touch on her youth, her acclimation to American culture, her remarkable career in the world of banking, her thoughts on motherhood, the important people who made her who she is today, and major events that forever changed the trajectory of her life.
A raw, honest, poignant, and at times funny read, Patricia aims to inspire her readers to pursue happiness against all odds and not settle for a life of mediocrity. Through the power of story, this book ultimately asks: What are we but the accumulation of our experiences?
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ASIN : B0BJYGDG41
Publisher : Independently published (October 22, 2022)
Language : English
Paperback : 166 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8847880954
Item Weight : 7.8 ounces
Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.42 x 8.5 inches
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Patricia Angeles is a tenured and award-winning banking professional with an MBA degree in international studies from the University of La Verne. She grew up in Manila, Philippines, and moved to sunny Southern California in 2005. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and three daughters. When not writing or reading, she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling with them to new places.