The turning points, revelations, epiphanies, dramatic changes, the opening or closing of a door in a life, a career, a love can occur in a single glorious, terrible, unpredictable, serendipitous, crucial, calamitous, chaotic, amazing . . . Moment. The creators of the enormously popular "Not Quite What I Was Planning" and "Six-Word Memoir" series now offer stories of the Moment the one-time chances, unexpected coincidences, and sudden catastrophes that made all the difference in the story of one life.The results are triumphant, outrageous, heartwarming, heartbreaking, embarrassing, illuminating, and inspiring life-changing moments from contributors Dave Eggers, Diane Ackerman, Elizabeth Gilbert, Bill Ayers, Jennifer Egan, A. J. Jacobs, Judy Collins, and many more.