True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

4,14 valoración promedio
( 524 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780738216027: True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod; in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. Yet since appearances are everything in Hollywood, he hid the full details about his condition from the press and continued to film Hercules, which was the number one TV series in the world. In this inspiring memoir, Sorbo shares the story of the crisis that ultimately redefined his measure of success.

True Strength is the story of transformation, persistence, and hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sorbo reflects on his childhood in Minnesota and his early acting days in Hollywood, to his charmed life as television’s beloved Hercules, and where he is today. He recounts the onset of his symptoms, his frightening hospitalization, and his arduous path to recovery. With this honest account of personal tragedy and triumph, Sorbo aims to blaze a trail for those who have ever suffered acute illness or a serious setback in life and are now struggling to find their way back. 

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

Kevin Sorbo is an actor, producer, and director, best known for his leading roles on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda. He lives with his family in California.

Review:

American Profile, December 2011
“A powerful autobiography...An outstanding survey, highly recommended for any film or general lending collection strong in actors' stories and accounts of personal strength and recovery!”

Politics & Patriotism, 2/22/12
“He’s got a conversational writing style that makes it easy to imagine his voice and mannerisms while you turn the pages. His presentation is passionate. His outlook is optimistic. He doesn’t pull his punches...True Strength is more than the story of how Kevin Sorbo beat the odds, banished his demons, and went on to be a better man. It’s a roadmap for others to follow, if they should ever find themselves in a similar situation.” 

Kingman Daily Miner, 3/2/12“This book is intended to give hope to those who have encountered unforeseen ailments and need encouragement to overcome their frailties. It shows that with the will to go on, following the advice of doctors, and most importantly accepting support from significant others, true strength emerges.” WTBF Radio“[Sorbo’s] story is honest, inspiring, and cautionary: don’t ignore your body when it warns you.” Westlake Malibu Lifestyle, June 2012
“An inspirational read.”

Kirkus Reviews, 10/1/11
“Sorbo is candid about the hopelessness and resentment that characterized his slow recovery, his frustration with contradictory medical advice and holistic therapies of varying effectiveness and the stress his condition placed on his new marriage.”

Booklist, 10/15/11“[A] compelling memoir...Throughout his chatty tale, [Sorbo] drops enough Hollywood names to make any Us Weekly reader happy.” Asbury Park Press, 9/25/11
“This actor has a real and really interesting story to tell...This is the story of a man who had taken from him that which made up the entirety of his persona: strength. And how he recovered.”
Huffington Post, 10/19/11“A gripping account of Sorbo's illness and gradual recovery.” A.V. Club, 10/19/11“As much an inspirational story as a narrative about the former model’s rise to cable stardom, the often surprisingly candid memoir offers a look at the effects long-term debilitation can have on relationships and careers...A compelling look at a life temporarily derailed.” Shelf Awareness for Readers, 10/21/11“His story is no mythic journey; it's all too human, and well worth reading.” 

ThirdOptionMen.org, 10/15/11
“A story of inspiration and hope through the most trying of situations. It should be read by everyone so that they can understand, even if just a little bit, how it feels to live through a stroke or other life altering medical issue, and come out on the other side spiritually renewed.” 
Bookviews.com, November 2011
“Sorbo has written an interesting memoir...[that] will be of interest to his fans and others.”

Mesquite Local News, 11/13/11
“If there’s a Hollywood fan on your list this year, you can’t go wrong with True Strength.”

Pottstown Mercury, 12/6/11“An informative, inspirational memoir...A very personal, realistic account of a devastating event to which we can all relate in some way, having faced adversities of our own. [Sorbo’s] frank, casual narrative draws readers into his story.”

WomanAroundTown.com, 12/15/11
“The story of his harrowing journey is told with humor and honesty. An inspiring book for everyone who’s battled health issues, or watched a loved one suffer debilitating illness.”
 

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Kevin Sorbo
Editorial: Hachette Book Group
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Hachette Book Group. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 073821602X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 7,24
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,96
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Kevin Sorbo
Editorial: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. Yet since appearances are everything in Hollywood, he hid the full details about his condition from the press and continued to film Hercules , which was the number one TV series in the world. In this inspiring memoir, Sorbo shares the story of the crisis that ultimately redefined his measure of success. True Strength is the story of transformation, persistence, and hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sorbo reflects on his childhood in Minnesota and his early acting days in Hollywood, to his charmed life as television s beloved Hercules, and where he is today. He recounts the onset of his symptoms, his frightening hospitalization, and his arduous path to recovery. With this honest account of personal tragedy and triumph, Sorbo aims to blaze a trail for those who have ever suffered acute illness or a serious setback in life and are now struggling to find their way back. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,28
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Kevin Sorbo
Editorial: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. Yet since appearances are everything in Hollywood, he hid the full details about his condition from the press and continued to film Hercules , which was the number one TV series in the world. In this inspiring memoir, Sorbo shares the story of the crisis that ultimately redefined his measure of success. True Strength is the story of transformation, persistence, and hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sorbo reflects on his childhood in Minnesota and his early acting days in Hollywood, to his charmed life as television s beloved Hercules, and where he is today. He recounts the onset of his symptoms, his frightening hospitalization, and his arduous path to recovery. With this honest account of personal tragedy and triumph, Sorbo aims to blaze a trail for those who have ever suffered acute illness or a serious setback in life and are now struggling to find their way back. Nº de ref. de la librería AA29780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,25
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Kevin Sorbo
Editorial: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US, United States, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. Yet since appearances are everything in Hollywood, he hid the full details about his condition from the press and continued to film Hercules , which was the number one TV series in the world. In this inspiring memoir, Sorbo shares the story of the crisis that ultimately redefined his measure of success. True Strength is the story of transformation, persistence, and hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sorbo reflects on his childhood in Minnesota and his early acting days in Hollywood, to his charmed life as television s beloved Hercules, and where he is today. He recounts the onset of his symptoms, his frightening hospitalization, and his arduous path to recovery. With this honest account of personal tragedy and triumph, Sorbo aims to blaze a trail for those who have ever suffered acute illness or a serious setback in life and are now struggling to find their way back. Nº de ref. de la librería BZE9780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 11,44
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Sorbo, Kevin
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Cantidad: 2
Librería
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2012. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería KS-9780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,17
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,38
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Sorbo, Kevin
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción 2012. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería IB-9780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 8,31
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,38
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Sorbo, Kevin
Editorial: Da Capo Lifelong Books 10/9/2012 (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Paperback or Softback Cantidad: 5
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books 10/9/2012, 2012. Paperback or Softback. Estado de conservación: New. True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería BBS-9780738216027

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,22
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Sorbo, Kevin
Editorial: Da Capo Lifelong Books (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: > 20
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2012. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería 073821602X

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,93
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,68
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Kevin Sorbo
Editorial: Da Capo Press, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos Trade Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Powell's Books
(Portland, OR, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Da Capo Press, United States, 2012. Trade Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. TRADE PAPERBACK Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Used. Book: NEW, New. Bookseller Inventory # 64978073821602700. Nº de ref. de la librería 64978073821602700

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 9,16
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,80
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Sorbo, Kevin
Editorial: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN 10: 073821602X ISBN 13: 9780738216027
Nuevos PAPERBACK Cantidad: 1
Librería
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Da Capo Lifelong Books. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 073821602X. Nº de ref. de la librería Z073821602XZN

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,43
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda