Life's Golden Ticket: A Story About Second Chances

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HarperCollins, May 3, 2016 - Self-Help - 224 pages
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The classic inspirational parable from the top motivation and marketing trainer and #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Millionaire Messenger—a triumphant tale of personal growth and change that will inspire anyone who has ever wished for a second chance.

What if you were handed a golden ticket that could magically start your life anew?

That question is at the heart of Life’s Golden Ticket. Brendon Burchard tells the story of a man who is so trapped in the prison of his past that he cannot see the possibilities, the choices, and the gifts before him. To soothe his fiancée Mary, clinging to life in a hospital bed, the man takes the envelope she offers and heads to an old, abandoned amusement park that she begs him to visit.

To his surprise, when he steps through the rusted entrance gates, the park magically comes to life. Guided by the wise groundskeeper Henry, the man will encounter park employees, answer difficult questions, overcome obstacles, listen to lessons from those wiser than he, and take a hard look at himself.

At the end of his journey, the man opens Mary’s mysterious envelope. Inside is a golden ticket—the final phase in turning his tragic life’s story of loss and regret into a triumphant tale of love and redemption.


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User Review  - briandrewz - LibraryThing

This is a book that's message is sure to stay with you long after you've read it. The book centers on a man who's dying fiancee sends him on an urgent message to deliver an envelope to her brother who ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

This is a good premise for a book. You go to a place, a carnival, to experience your past and glimpse your future, enabling you to change while there is still time. However, I felt no connection with ... Read full review


The Envelope
Admission Charges
The Truth Booth
The Staging Tent
The Ferris Wheel
The Parks Theme
The Screaming Carnies
The Hypnotist
The Livestock Pavilion
The Bumper Boats
The LoopDeLoop
The FortuneTeller
Part 4
The Tightrope
The Lion Tamer
The Strong

Part 2
The Elephants Leash
The Pirate Ship
The MerryGoRound
The Hall of Mirrors
Part 3
The Center Ring
The Last Ride
Opening the Envelope
A Note About the Author Also by Brendon Burchard An Invitation Credits Copyright About the Publisher

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About the author (2016)

Brendon Burchard received life’s golden ticket—his second chance—after surviving a car accident. He is now one of the most watched, quoted, and followed personal development trainers in the world. Meet him and get free books and resources to improve your life at

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