Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

All but Normal

Life on Victory Road

All but Normal( )
Author: Thornton, Shawn
As told to: Kilpatrick, Joel
Foreword by: Tada, Joni Eareckson
Afterword by: Vujicic, Nick
ISBN:978-1-4964-1456-4
Publication Date:Jul 2016
Publisher:Tyndale House Publishers
Book Format:Digital download
List Price:USD $10.99
Book Description:

Growing up, Shawn Thornton's life was anything but normal--but then, so was his mother.After waking from a coma following a car crash, Beverly Thornton's once sweet and gentle disposition had been replaced by violent mood swings, profanity-laced tirades, and uncontrollable fits of rage. Inside the Thornton house, floors and countertops were piled high with dirty laundry and garbage because Bev was unable to move well enough to clean. Dinners were a Russian roulette of half-cooked meat,...
More Description

Author Biography
Thornton, Shawn (Author)


Joni Eareckson Tada was born on October 15, 1949 in Maryland. She ia an evangelical Christian, author, radio host, and founder of Joni and Friends, an organization "accelerating Christian ministry in the disability community'.

As a teenager, Tada enjoyed riding horses, hiking, tennis, and swimming. On July 30, 1967, she dove into Chesapeake Bay after misjudging the shallowness of the water. She suffered a fracture between the fourth and fifth cervical levels and became a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the shoulders down. During her two years of rehabilitation Tada learned to paint with a brush between her teeth, and began selling her artwork. To date, she has written over forty books, recorded several musical albums, starred in an autobiographical movie of her life, and is an advocate for disabled people.Tada founded Joni and Friends (JAF) in 1979, an organization for Christian ministry in the disabled community throughout the world. In 2006 the Joni and Friends International Disability Centre in Agoura California was established.

Tada has received The American Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award; The Courage Award from the Courage Rehabilitation Center; The Award of Excellence from the Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center; The Victory Award from the National Rehabilitation Hospital; The Golden Word Award from the International Bible Society. She is inducted into the Christian Booksellers Association's Hall of Honor.

030



Featured Books

Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
Paperback: $28.99
The Pioneers
McCullough, David
Electronic book text:
The Matriarch
Page, Susan
Electronic book text:

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.