I loved this book it is very funny and one can feel the irony of his situation.
Like with most everyone else, life can be a rollercaster from good to bad, frustrating and downright soul-crushing.
Anyone who doesn't fully appreciate their body, or sees only the imperfections, will find that invaluable.
The author is clearly an intelligent man and a very talented writer. Mr. Rucker describes his life after sudden onset of T10 paralysis in ways that are both quite personal and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mike21514
Good Read For Those Of Us Who Know What It's Like To Be Wheel Bound In A World Made For The Walking.Published 9 months ago by Consumer
What an amazing book, Having to read this book was much more than a delight...It opened my eyes to life and how things can be taken from you in a blink of a eye...LOVE this bookPublished on February 21, 2011 by Addeline St. Louis
My dad is in a wheelchair much of the time due to severe arthritis and spinal stenosis. As the person behind the chair when he's unable to take the motorized one with us, I've... Read morePublished on February 10, 2010 by Beth Fryer
I gave this book to my brother-in-law who also happens to be paralyzed. He enjoyed the book very much as he could personally relate to being put in the same situation.Published on December 8, 2009 by Suzie Q
It was probably a good release of Rucker's emotions. If felt all he did was whine.Published on April 25, 2009 by Larry Mattox
A truly amazing book - very well written. Allen Rucker's account of overcoming adversity is a great story of courage, bravery and perseverance. A must read for everyone!Published on August 15, 2007 by Victoria
Allen Rucker's book is an entertaining read, a poignant portrait of a man who learns life's most important and hard-to-face lessons in a brand-new body in his 50s, and a spot-on... Read morePublished on July 26, 2007 by Emily Rapp
Allen carries us through the deep interiors of emotional exhaustions, redemptions, and explorations of wrestling with a life-affirming, physical alteration. Read morePublished on July 4, 2007 by Michael Beck