You Gotta Dance

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iUniverse, May 11, 2009 - Fiction - 120 pages
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In 1987, Michael Daluz, a black U.S. Army veteran and college student with a 3.6 GPA, is nearly beaten to death by a mob of white men as he and his friends leave a local off-campus bar. His act of self-defense, and the arrest and imprisonment that follow, will change his life forever.

Harboring a hate, Daluz enters prison in 1988. During his incarceration, he witnesses a miracle and experiences an inner transformation. But his misfortunes are not behind him, and his faith in God prepares him for life-altering battles. A near-fatal, work-related accident leaves him severely injured. Daluz challenges his employer in a civil lawsuit while he fights for custody of his young daughter, Bella, and he doggedly pursues his doctorial education.

During a time in his life, Daluz had done it all. He lived the champagne-popping lifestyle, visited fancy night clubs, owned a nice house, and drove expensive cars. But during his twenty-year journey, he realizes what is important. Based on true events, You Gotta Dance is one mans story of spiritual awakening in the face of crushing hardship.

 

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About the author (2009)

Bryant K. Daluz resides in New Haven, Connecticut, where he works with kindergartners through sixth graders at Hamden Public Schools. Daluz has written novels and screenplays and is also a songwriter and recording artist.

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