Inspiring Stories of Triumph Over Adversity
by William B. Breuer
With his “dramatic flair for storytelling” (The Wall Street Journal), acclaimed author William B. Breuer tells the heartening, incredible stories of men and women who have been afflicted with devastating physical limitations. These men and women refused to quit, in spite of their setbacks and achieved extraordinary success due to their tenacity and determination. We can all draw essential life lessons from these amazing true-life tales.
The subjects of Breuer's inspiring stories range from ordinary men and women in extraordinary circumstances to legendary icons who achieved monumental success despite the overwhelming barriers they faced. Inspiring to others, their message resonates with bravery, spirit and most of all, “guts.” From children who suffered incurable impediments and devastating accidents and rebounded, to war veterans whose experiences left permanent physical and emotional scars, to famous athletes who faced life-threatening circumstances and thrived, we learn that we can triumph over the hardships life has in store, no matter how serious.
Hollywood producers would have rejected most of these stories as impossible. Yet, they happened. William B. Breuer captures the never-say-die spirit of courageous men and women with stories of people who have faced tremendous adversity and refused to buckle under the pressure of their hardships.
William B. Breuer began writing in 1982, and is now a best-selling author and military historian, with more than thirty books to his credit. His books have been reviewed by the New York Times, Nashville Banner, Cleveland Banner, Los Angeles Times, Publishers Weekly, and Kirkus. Two of his books have been adapted into television documentaries and CBS' adaptation of Hoodwinking Hitler was awarded the prestigious Peabody Award. His book The Great Raid on Cabanatuan has been made into a $100 million film by Miramax (Fall 2004 release).
A New Horizon Press Release
6 x 9, 224 pages
LC # 2004108087, world rights
ISBN: 0-88282-256-X (pb), $14.95