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.
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 2 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 2 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 18 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 19 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 20 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 21 months ago 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
John was truly given life to give us this book, this film and this hope for our futures. Read and become inspired. Your life will be changed.Published on July 8, 2012 by Sally
This is a touching story about the lost boys of Sudan, told from the perspective of John Dau. John was able to move to NY and start a new life in the USA however he has the courage... Read morePublished on January 14, 2011 by Charlie