Same Kind of Different as Me

Same Kind of Different as Me

A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together

By Ron Hall; Denver Moore; Lynn Vincent

Thomas Nelson Publishers, Paperback, 9780849919107, 244pp.

Publication Date: March 2008


A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up pickingcotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it. It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana. . . and an East Texashonky-tonk . . .and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in aHollywood hacienda . . . an upscale New York gallery . . . a downtown dumpster. . . a Texas ranch. Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, it also shines with anunexpected, life-changing love. This incredible retelling now includes an interview with the authors anda reader's guide that is perfect for individual or group study. The most inspirational and emotionally gripping story of faith, fortitude, and friendshipI have ever read. A powerful example of the healing, restorative power of forgiveness andthe transformational, life changing power of unconditional love. Mark Clayman, Executive Producer for the Academy Award nominated The Pursuit of Happyness Denver Moore and Ron Hall's story is one that moved me to tears. The friendship that forms between these two men at a time when both were in great need is an inspiration to all of us to be more compassionate to everyone we come in contact with.This is truly a wonderful book Mrs. Barbara Bush

About the Author
Nicholas Tomalin was literary editor for the "New Stateman" and a featured columnist for the "Daily Express," the "Sunday Times," and the "Evening Standard" of London. He was nominated Reporter of the Year for his coverage of the war in Vietnam.

Ron Hall is a leading British journalist. He was cofounder of the "Sunday Times"' (London) "Insight," where he was editor from 1964 - 66, and he became joint managing editor of the "Sunday Times" in 1969.

Jonathan Raban is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the editor of "The Oxford Book of the Sea," and author of ten critically acclaimed books, including "Passage to Juneau," He is the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Heinemann Award for Literature, and received the "New York Times" Editors' Choice for Book of the Year for "Old Glory" and "Bad Land," He has been called (by "The Guardian") "the finest writer afloat since Conrad."

Denver Moore sirvio como voluntario en la mision Fort Worth Union Gospel hasta su muerte en marzo de 2012.

Lynn Vincent es escritora de los libros del New York Times mas vendidos, entre ellosEl cielo es real. Como autora o coautora de diez libros, Lynn ha vendido 12 millones de copias desde el 2006. Trabajo durante once anos como escritora y editora de la las noticias nacionales en la revista WORLD y es un veterana de la marina estadounidense.