Promise Me, Dad : A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose
by Joe Biden
Editor: Pan MacMillan
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By November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had celebrated for forty years; it was the only constant in what had become a hectic, closely scrutinized, and overscheduled life.The All Saints’ Day holiday was a time of connection, a time to reflect on what the year had brought, and what the future holds.But this year, it was different from everyone who had been here before.Joe and Jill Biden, the eldest son, Beau, had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor 15 months earlier, and his survival is uncertain.”Promise me, Daddy, Beau had said his father”Give me your word that no matter what happens, you’re going to be straight ahead”Joe Biden gave him his word,Promise Me, Daddy chronicles of the following year, what would be the most important and difficult for Joe Biden extraordinary life and career.Vice-President Biden has travelled more than a hundred thousand kilometers this year, worldwide, from crisis management in Ukraine, Central America and IraqWhen a call came in from New York, or Capitol Hill, or Kiev, or Baghdad-“Joe, I need your help,”-he answered.For a period of twelve months, all Beautiful fought for and then lost his life, the vice-president balanced the imperatives of life with his responsibilities towards his country and his responsibilities towards his family.And never far away, was the pressing and urgent question of whether it should ask the presidency in 2016The year brought triumph and success, and heartbreaking pain.But even in the worst moments, mBiden was able to build on the strength of his long, close ties with his family, his faith and his deepening friendship with the man in the Oval Office, Barack Obama.Written with intensity and immediacy, Joe Biden, allows the reader to feel the urgency of every moment, to experience the time when he felt unable to move forward, and the days when he felt he could not afford to stop.It’s a book written not only by the vice-p
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