He did not come from a home of influence. He didn't have abundant wealth at his disposal. Dwight Lyman Moody began his career selling shoes and it was the encouragement of a teacher that moved him toward a lifestyle that demonstrated a love for others that was unearned. In time, a church he founded, that met first in a saloon, became a beloved church that still impacts the city of Chicago.
"Too brief. This is not a comprehensive work"
Author Sarah K. Bolton wrote many wonderful and concise biographies of men and women that had lived and died in her era. She tells the stories from first-hand accounts (hers and others). This biography of one of the most influential nurses who ever lived is masterfully told - from early days attending to dogs to transforming the way we care for the military wounded.
A biography of the author Abraham Lincoln credited for writing the book that started the Civil War. Uncle Tom's Cabin was a defining piece of literature against slavery, and it was a book that impacted the world. This audio life tour takes you from Harriet's childhood when she ate flower bulbs believing they were onions to a busy adult life in which there was no free time to write, but she felt compelled to write nonetheless. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.
"Too short to be meaningfull"
When you think of classic musician and composer Mozart you likely think of the amazing skill and rich quality of his work. However, one listen to this audiobook will present a tale of a life cut short, an inability to earn a living from his genius, and an end that can only be described as bitter. A classic biography. Narrated by Glenn Hascall.