Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
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 . .... show more
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.
Publish date: March 11th 2008
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
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Just as idolatry can take many forms, bondage comes in different guises as well. Slavery is one extreme, as can be something as seemingly simple as a comfort zone. This is a true story of two diametrically different men, whose lives would otherwise never have crossed, but for one woman. This hearten...
This is a true spiritual story that will definitely move you. Recommended to me by my sister-in-law she warned me that I would need tissues by the time I finished the book but I don’t think I have cried this much over a book in a long time. The story is centered upon two gentlemen whose unique frien...
Same Kind of Different as Me is sort of a dual memoir of Ron Hall and Denver Moore. Both grew up in the 1940s-1960s but their lives could not have turned out more differently. Hall becomes an investment banker then art dealer, horrifying his wife with an impulse purchase of a Rolls Royce. Moore is r...
3.25 Stars. If you're a lover of spiritual books, this one will probably be a 5 on your list. In comparison to The Shack and Heaven is for Real, at least I can say I was more interested in this one. The writing was WAAAAAY better than those two. The first half of this book was good. Ron and Den...
This book...What can I say...It just really moved me. What a great friendship these two had.