About the Book
In the spirit of Tuesdays with Morrie, Life at 8 mph is the rare book that celebrates the friendship between two men while reminding readers that everyone has something to offer, regardless of physical limitations.
When Peter Bowling Anderson began working for Richard Herrin, a man with cerebral palsy, Peter didn’t want the job. But the role as Richard’s assistant became a life-changing experience that opened Peter’s eyes to what life is really about, what joy actually looks like, and how courage is truly defined.
Richard taught Peter that it was never too late to start over if only he would be willing to break through the walls he’d hidden behind for years. After five years of working with Richard, Peter had a new outlook on life, faith, and love—and a new wife he never would have met without Richard’s encouragement.
Peter Bowling Anderson’s heartfelt debut inspires readers to question their assumptions, push beyond their boundaries, and view their struggles as springboards to authentic, lasting happiness.
Endorsements & Reviews
“Peter Anderson has written an honest, unsentimental, sometimes terribly funny and deeply poignant account of lasting friendship…”
“Far more than an engrossing read, it offers real-life tools for finding your own happily-ever-after—accessible tools, made for imperfect people. This book is for everyone whose heart beats. Anyone. Anywhere. Of any race, gender, or economic situation. I feel blessed for having read it.”
“Laced with rich wit and wisdom … a profoundly different philosophy that might change the way everyone views their struggles.”
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Life at 8 mph: How a Man with Cerebral Palsy Taught Me the Secret to Happiness
$18.95 ISBN 978-0-9997422-7-3 (paperback)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / People with Disabilities
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Life at 8 mph is distributed by Independent Publishers Group.