Life is Seven Seconds Long
About the Book
This book is about the love of family and the truly remarkable adventures that goes along with life. About the sacrifices a young man made to give beauty back to the world. "Life is ten seconds long and you will be lucky to live seven" resonates throughout the tragedy and triumphs of an Italian immigrant family. Unlike the stories of millions of people in the early 20th Century, this young man was never bitter about how tough his life was and the burdens he carried. He inspired his brother who inspired the world with works of art that continue to have an impact.
The readers will discover how precious every second is. It will make you laugh and cry.
About the Author
J.Peter Meo lives in Michigan with his wife Maria and their five children. A second generation Italian American, he is a graduate of Madonna Catholic University in Livonia Michigan. John has found the time and has kept his promise to "write it all down". He has told his kids these stories and now wants to share them with the world. "Is this true?" is common for people to ask when telling his family stories to friends.
John is the "family historian" and tries to keep the traditions alive. He enjoys cooking the old recipes, sometimes they work, sometimes they don't! Making wine, celebrating life and sharing a good meal with family and friends is what he loves to do. He struggles daily with the simple life and how to work the DVD.