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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore


This is a true story about Denver, who grew up in plantation-style slavery in Louisiana. He meets Ron and his wife Deborah- Deb is convinced that God is calling her husband to be friends with Denver. You get to see two very different sides of life in this story, but also the unity through faith.


As I read, it was so hard for me to imagine the conditions that Denver lived in- and especially hard to believe that that was how parts of our country still were, just last century. I originally thought the story would be set in the 1800s, not the 1900s.


You could see how God can work to bring people together, people you'd never expect to have anything in common.


The story alternates between the two men's viewpoints and it's interesting to see just how different they are- except in faith.


I review for BookSneeze
I received this book for free from Booksneeze in exchange for my honest review.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Beth Zimmerman said...

I read this about a year ago and it's on the short list of books that have made me cry!

August 8, 2010 at 9:00 PM  
Blogger Gretta said...

I recently read this book through BookSneeze & posted about it on my blog as well. It is an amazing book but I sure did cry a lot at the end!

August 8, 2010 at 9:45 PM  
Blogger Lisa said...

I wanted to read this ands now that I know it's a tear jerker I have to get it soon! I am a glutton for punishment I guess.

August 8, 2010 at 9:47 PM  
Blogger Karen Mortensen said...

What a great sounding book.

August 8, 2010 at 10:27 PM  
Blogger Proud Poppa said...

The book sounds like an amazing story. I may have to check it out. I can't imagine living in that time period.

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August 9, 2010 at 1:10 AM  
Blogger An Imperfect Momma said...

I have that book laying on my dresser as we speak. I have read the first 3 chapters a coupla months ago. Of what I remember...I loved it. Man. I wanna go read it now

August 9, 2010 at 11:13 AM  
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I am following you from the Lady Bloggers Tea Party and would love a follow back!!
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August 9, 2010 at 11:05 PM  

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