Just As I Am: The Autobiography of Billy Graham

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Harper Collins, Oct 11, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 832 pages

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Hailed as "the world's preacher," Billy Graham enjoyed a career that spanned six decades and his ministry of faith touched the hearts and souls of millions.

In Just As I Am, a #1 New York Times Bestseller, Graham reveals his life story in what the Chicago Tribune calls "a disarmingly honest autobiography." With down-to-earth warmth and candor, Graham tells the stories of the events and encounters that helped shape his life. He recounts meetings with presidents, celebrities, and world leaders, including Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill, Queen Elizabeth, and the Shah of Iran, and shares his own spiritual journey as he movingly reflects on his personal life and relationships. This is an inspirational and unforgettable portrait that will be treasured by readers everywhere.

 

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"Billy Graham tells his life story in the book. He looks back at it all with down-to-earth warmth and candor--remembering his dairy farm upbringing, his early preaching experiences, and the ... Read full review

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It takes a while to get through this biography, but then Mr. Graham has done a lot in his eventful life. The book goes through his life chronologically, and it reads as if Mr. Graham was telling ... Read full review

Contents

Down on the Farm
3
The 180Degree Turn
21
Called to Preach
39
Northern Exposure
62
Youth for Christ
92
A Growing Outreach
123
Watershed
143
Whirlwind
159
My Quaker Friend
440
The Healer from Michigan
466
Openings in the Curtain
475
The Sunday School Teacher from Georgia
490
Leading with Wit and Conviction
528
Broadening the Vision
557
A Leader with Experience and Energy
584
Through Unexpected Doors
616

Building for the Future
172
The General Who Became President
188
Breakthrough in Britain
207
London 1954
239
Into Asia
263
The Power of the Printed Page
282
Marathon in Manhattan
297
To Earths Ends
325
Into All the World
356
First Steps Behind the Iron Curtain
378
Tall Timber from Texas
403
Reaching Out to a Broken World
419
New Days New Directions
634
From Arkansas to Washington
650
Reflections
669
A HalfCentury of Friends
689
At Home
706
A Decade of Grace
725
The Best Is Yet to Be
735
Appendix
751
Billy Graham Crusades
760
Index of Names and Places
767
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About the author (2011)

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association takes the message of God's love to the world through crusades, conferences, television, radio, film, publishing, the Internet, and other international ministries. For more information write: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, North Carolina 28201.

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