Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose by Joe Biden
Joe Biden, former Vice President to Barack Obama chronicles the year after his son, Beau’s death in Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship and Purpose. Serving as Vice President of the United States of America is one of the hardest, most stressful and busy jobs in the world. With the weight of so much on your shoulders, there are few people who can successfully fulfil the role of the Vice President’s office. However, losing your child… Well that is so much harder of a position to be in.
Joe Biden had to suffer the devastating loss of his beloved son, Beau after suffering a two year long brain tumor. The work of his job unrelenting, Biden had little time away from the hecticness of his occupation to spend time grieving his son. And so, this book details one of the harshest, most important and busiest years of his life, the year after his son’s death.
AGE RATING: 12+
TEEN RATING: 3.7/5
TEEN OVERVIEW: Promise Me, Dad offers an insightful and truthful heart wrenching look into Joe Biden’s life in the year ensuing his son, Beau’s death. Biden’s story tells a time of immense importance for him which was laced in the pain of the loss of his son and filled with hope and purpose for the future.