Red Stevens has died, and the older members of his family receive their millions with greedy anticipation. But a different fate awaits young Jason, whom Stevens, his great-uncle, believes may be the last vestige of hope in the family. "Although to date your life seems to be a sorry excuse for anything I would call promising, there does seem to be a spark of something in you that I hope we can fan into a flame. For that reason, I am not making you an instant millionaire."
What Stevens does give Jason leads to The Ultimate Gift. Young and old will take this timeless tale to heart.
©2007 Jim Stovall; (P)2008 Oasis Audio
Daniel Williams-Actor, Writer, TEDxABQ Speaker, Gunfighter, Filmmaker, Coach, & Father
The first of Jim Stovall's "Ultimate..." trilogy and a delightful introduction to his positive oriented books. As an avid self-help enthusiast, I hadn't expected much new info, and yet a number of the key topics (no spoilers, here) were presented with a fresh approach. I look forward to "reading" Jim Stovall's other books.
The narration by Tom Bosley was excellent and reminiscent of his role as a kind-hearted father on the TV-series "Happy Days."
Two thumbs up!
The story was informative, inspiring and interesting. It would be a good (in chapters) youth class presentation. The narrator was perfect.
I can't wait to pass this book along to my son for his 10th birthday. I hope he gets as much out of it as I did. Tom Bosley did a fantastic job. His familiar voice really helped bring you into the story like you were family.
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The point was meaningful. I recommend this to anyone who is trying to find where they fit in. Very good!
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I have seen the movie before but hearing it was wonderful, Narrator Tom Bosely is Exceptional, clear and precise, a Great lesson in Life no matter what station of life you are in.
This book will certainly give you good for thought. A great reminder, step by step, of the many ways we can and should appreciate the life we live.
A good, quick read that would be good to revisit as needed to put priorities back in proper order.
A quick classic tale of the important lessons in life that money can't buy. I was a little bored at times listening to this because I didn't learn anything new. But it would be a good one for kids to read who need to learn this valuable information.
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I bought this book (the hard copy) many many years ago, and I have read it many times, I've lent it out many times, and I have to say it has had some profound effects.
I highly recommend you listen to it, its wonderful.
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