It is a beautifully written story by John Bul Dau, with Michael Sweeney.
He has also given us a gift which serves as an example that in the face of unbearable adversity, hope and success are still attainable with a strong faith and will.
I initially borrowed this book through my local library but I am now purchasing two copies -- one to keep and one to loan out to friends.
I was captivated by this book as John described his journey and those with him. I am recommending it to my friends.Published 10 days ago by Rebecca J. Walters
Such a deep, wonderful story. I've used this for my children to learn from. Thank you.Published 29 days ago by r. mccampbell
A tremendous story of human struggle. John Dau has given face and personality to the hard cold news print and come to symbolize the beauty and meaning of liberty we westerners... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jeff F.
The memoir itself is an unforgettable story of survival against near-impossible odds. The quality of the book, however, was misrepresented. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Heather G. Wertz
This book is far more than a memoir and a little less. While it contains the personal recollections and anecdotes that make memoirs readable it leans far to much toward the... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steve
Sometimes we take "things" for granted- people, situations, and life in general. This book was a wake-up call for me. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Patty Butler
This book was raw and honest. It documents the journey of the Lost Boys of the Sudan. It truly made me appreciate what I have.Published 24 months ago by S.Williams
This book gave me a new outlook on life and I found it very inspiring. It certainly helps put things in to perspective.Published on December 7, 2012 by bruce
I bought the book God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir when I was at the Airport in 2008. I could not put this book down. Read morePublished on August 16, 2012 by maureen love