Steve Young is a multi-talented writer and motivational speaker. In addition to writing for The Tonight Show, his articles have appeared in major newspapers and national magazines. He is winner of the 2000 Prism Award, recognizing his ability to blend entertainment with important social issues. Mr. Young resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Diana, and their children, Casey and Kelly.
Well written. May appeal more to older people as most of the famous people are from. The 1950's to 1980's. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Catherine Roh
I picked up a copy of this book about a year ago and found it a really enjoyable read. The author intermixes stories of amazing people who overcame the odds before succeeding with... Read morePublished on April 13, 2008 by Darcy Andries
This seemed to be more of a self help book than anything. Some of the individuals described in the book hadn't overcome any exceptional adversity. Read morePublished on January 10, 2003
Great stories of the (rich) and famous, most of whom overcame adversity. A collection of 62 autobiographies as told to Steve Young. The subjects are leaders in every field. Read morePublished on October 31, 2002 by Dan Poynter
Talk about getting the message. It is almost as I've just received the magic pill for success, and who would have ever guessed it would be found smack dab in the middle of failure. Read morePublished on October 13, 2002 by Penny Sklar
Great inspirational stories!
A great book! Perfect for gift giving. It was fascinating to read about the personal challenges and failures that even the most successful people... Read more