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Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art… (original 2006; edition 2008)

by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Lynn Vincent (Collaborator)

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Title:Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Authors:Ron Hall
Other authors:Denver Moore, Lynn Vincent (Collaborator)
Info:Thomas Nelson (2008), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 245 pages
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Such a lovely, tear jerking story of friendship with no bounds- just shared love. ( )
  KarenHerndon | Aug 25, 2016 |
Excellent! ( )
  cougargirl1967 | Mar 11, 2016 |
Phenomenal story. Should be required reading. ( )
  memlhd | Jan 23, 2016 |
Phenomenal story. Should be required reading. ( )
  memlhd | Jan 23, 2016 |
A good, fast read about how two very unlikely men form a lifetime friendship.

Didn't set off any "fireworks" for me, though.
  stacykurko | Oct 29, 2015 |
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Well- a poor Lazarus poor as I
When he died he had a home on high....
The rich man died and lived so well
When he died he had a home in hell...
You better get a home in that Rock, don't you see?

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Until Miss Debbie, I'd never spoke to no white woman before.
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A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it.

It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana . . . and an East Texas honky-tonk . . . and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in a Hollywood hacienda . . . an upscale New York gallery . . . a downtown dumpster . . . a Texas ranch.

Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, this true story also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.

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The co-author relates how he was held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s and suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of the other co-author, an art dealer accustomed to privilege, intervened.

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