A memoir by an aristocratic Frenchman who was paralyzed in a paragliding accident and has to adjust to his new situation with the help of his unlikely caregiver-a hot-headed Algerian immigrant with his own troubles.
He is unbearable, vain, proud, brutal, inconsistent, human. Without him, I would have rotted to death. Abdel looked after me without fail, like I was an infant. Attentive to the smallest detail, present during all my absences, he delivered me when I was a prisoner, [...]
Philippe Pozzo di Borgo und seine Koautoren formulieren einen eindrücklichen Appell - für eine Gesellschaft, in der nicht nur Fitness und Leistung zählen. Gerade in unserer individuellen Verletzlichkeit können wir einen unverhofften Reichtum entdecken, und nur wenn wir [...]