Lake Paradise by Larry Bielat
In the summer of 1982, Jim Bradley is diagnosed with cancer. When surgery is unsuccessful, he is given six months to live and placed in a nursing home. He hates the nursing home and wants to leave, but his son tells him he has to stay. When Jim’s grandson, Scott, comes to visit, Jim convinces him to break him out of the nursing home and take him to his summer cabin at Lake Paradise. Scott is willing to give up a semester of college to help his grandfather, but is he really able to take care of a dying man?
Lake Paradise is the story of a man living out the remainder of his life the way he lived it when he was healthy—with dignity—and the people whose lives he impacts as he struggles to face the end his way…