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Same Kind of Different as Me (Reprint) (Paperback) by Ron Hall

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Lives don't come much more hardscrabble than Denver Moore's: born in rural Louisiana, Moore, with his family, worked on a plantation where they were "paid" in credit instead of cash. In the 1960s he began riding the rails, living as a hobo--a life that eventually led to a 10-year stint in Louisiana's infamous Angola prison. Finally, in a Fort Worth homeless shelter, he became friends with Debbie Hall, and in turn Debbie's husband Ron, a Texas art dealer. The story of their unique friendship, Moore's inspiring escape from homelessness, and their shared faith in God's grace makes for an uplifting spiritual memoir--one made more poignant by the death of Debbie in 2000, the tragic event that led to the writing of this wonderful book.

A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton 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 Texas honky-tonk . . . and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in a Hollywood hacienda . . . an upscale New York gallery . . . a downtown dumpster . . . a Texas ranch.

Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, this true story also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 245
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Social Science, Religion + Beliefs, Family + Relationships, Biography + Autobiography, Art
Sub-Genre: Spirituality
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Author: Ron Hall
Language: English
Street Date: March 11, 2008
TCIN: 11336498
UPC: 9780849919107
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2771
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Minnesota Reader 8 years ago
Ron Hall and Denver Moore (with Lynn Vincent) have beautifully written their deeply touching, compelling story. These two men from opposite ends of society are drawn together by the faith and love of Rons wife, Deborah. They become dear, lifelong friends who ultimately change the lives of many. In a...see moreof the reviewer's review
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