In this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and the power and influence of that work are indicative of the character of the man behind the many storied roles. Sidney Poitier here explores these elements of character and personal values to take his own measure: as a man, as a husband and a father, and as an actor.
Since 1974, The Measure of a Man has taught hundreds of thousands of men around the world how to live according to God's direction faithfully, lovingly and spiritually. True masculinity is not measured by a man's strength, but by these 20 biblical guidelines. With life applications and words of inspiration, here is Gene's greatest work fully rewritten and updated to reach the new generation of modern men.
Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face-to-face with "Angel of Death" Dr. Joseph Mengele and was divided forever from his parents, sisters, and baby brother. In haunting, powerful prose, Greenfield remembers his desperation and fear as a teenager alone in the death camp - and how an impulsive decision to steal an SS soldier's shirt dramatically altered the course of his life.
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This book contains strategies on how to maintain your relationship and possibly keep your man from cheating. In marriages and committed relationships, most of us expect the obvious: commitment. Unfortunately, after vowing to forsake all others, many people cheat. Countless studies and real life experience tell us that men are more likely to cheat than women. That's no big secret! There are some things in life that you aren't sure you want to know.
Inacio, an educated sailor from Portugal who is shipwrecked on Flores Island, believes non-Europeans lack honor and intelligence. Buti, an Indonesian villager, has a well-deserved reputation as a lazy and cowardly drunk. Belly, a cave-dwelling Ebu Gogo, desperately wants to pass his rite of manhood. The lives and destinies of these men intersect one terrifying day in 1598 when the peace and beauty of Flores is desecrated by zombies from Inacio's ship.
Love is a beautiful gift that many people search for a lifetime to experience. However, the hardship and disappointment in relationships and marriage lead them down roads that stymie their ability to attain love. The famous comedian Steve Harvey wrote the book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, and his book and movie did not prove why women should think like men.
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