The Vow: The Kim and Krickitt Carpenter Story

Front Cover
Broadman & Holman Publishers, 2000 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
659 Reviews
The life that Kim and Krickitt Carpenter knew was shattered on November 24, 1993, two months after their marriage, when their car was hit from behind by a fast-moving truck. A massive head injury left Krickitt in a coma for weeks. When she finally emerged from the coma, she recognized everyone but Kim. The Vow is the true tale of the reconstruction of two lives and a marriage after a life-changing event.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LOVE this true life love story. - Goodreads
Writing quality was terrible. - Goodreads
Inspirational with a happy ending - Goodreads
Tear jerker but great love story - Goodreads
The writing was repetitive and I would have loved - Goodreads
A beautiful, tragic love story... - Goodreads
User Review - Flag as inappropriate

It's one chapter too long. The book was good but got very long-in-the-tooth towards the end. I wish it had ended before all the discussion about the media, dropping their daughter, what their kids are doing, Billy Simon etc. etc. The media discussion especially really cheapened their story, in my opinion. 

Review: The Vow: The Kim and Krickitt Carpenter Story

User Review  - Jodynterry Gossner - Goodreads

The book is pretty good. The movie is awful. Read full review

All 147 reviews »


The Journey Begins
Till Death Do Us Part
Im Not Married

10 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Kim Carpenter has two children and live in Farmington, New Mexico, where Kim is deputy CEO for San Juan County.

Bibliographic information