Conversations with Papa Charlie: A Memory of Charles E. Smith
David Bruce SmithISBN: 1892123347;
In the tradition of "Tuesdays With Morrie," David Bruce Smith offers this memory of his remarkable grandfather--a Russian Jew who immigrated to America in 1911 and built a real estate empire, today worth $200 million. Here is a wonderful series of vignettes, passing along his grandmother's singular humor, wisdom, and enthusiasm. In an age without mentors and roots, listen to this sage Jewish grandfather, with his stories about his amazing life and his gentle advice for succeeding in your own. You'll her of the importance of family devotion, responsibility for and generosity to community, good nutrition and a regular health regimen, devotion to religion, and some very savvy business tips--all spiced with memorable Yiddish expressions. This book is sureto instruct and inspire.
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