Field of Hope: An Inspiring Autobiography of a Lifetime of Overcoming Odds

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Thomas Nelson Incorporated, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 240 pages
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One of major league baseball's most respected players describes his passion for the sport, the ups and downs of his career, his relationship with his wife and four children, his much publicized battle with throat cancer, and his outspoken religious faith. 100,000 first printing. Tour.

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I definitely recommend this book! Brett Butler is currently the manager of our MiLB team, the Reno Aces. I liked him already, but now I really appreciate him, his wife, and his story. His life was ... Read full review

Contents

When It Rains It Pours
1
The Crucible of Pain
13
Show Your Butler Class
24
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Jerry B. Jenkins was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on September 23, 1949. He is the author of more than 175 books including the Left Behind series, Riven, Matthew's Story, The Last Operative, and The Brotherhood. He is also the former editor of Moody Magazine, and his writing has appeared in Reader's Digest, Parade, Guideposts, and dozens of Christian periodicals. He wrote the nationally syndicated sports story comic strip, Gil Thorp, from 1996-2004. He owns Jenkins Entertainment, a filmmaking company in Los Angeles, which produced the critically-acclaimed movie Hometown Legend, based on his book of the same name. He also owns the Christian Writers Guild, which trains professional Christian writers. As a marriage and family author and speaker, he has been a frequent guest on Dr. James Dobson's Focus on the Family radio program.

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