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Redemption

Redemption A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold

By Bryan Clay, with Joel Kilpatrick
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.37 Stars

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On 2/13 Brandy Bowen wrote: I give this book a 4 out of 5 stars. I found it a decent read and it didn’t take me too long to read the book. It’s about Bryan Clay and the struggles he had and how he turned to God to help him. The reason I gave it a 4 was it was a decent story of his life but was not something that I couldn’t ... Redemption - Book Review

Brandy 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/5 MamaSzrama wrote: This month, I read the autobiography of Bryan Clay, called Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold. Why were this book & I unlikely to meet? For one, I'd never heard of the subject/author. For another, I vaguely knew that a decathlon involved 10 events ... Redemption-- a great perspective on all of life as worship

MamaSzrama's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/19 Brandon Kraft wrote: I recently read Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold by Bryan Clay, which struck me in light of Lance Armstrong and, to a point, the Manti Te’o girlfriend developments. Clay is a gold-medal decathlete, winning in Bejing in 2008 and released this ... Wish more athletes were like him

Brandon's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/13 jay wrote: Before reading this book i had no idea who Bryan Clay was and what a decathlon is, however the book caught my interest right away and held it to the end.Redemption is the story of Bryan Clay about how he transformed into a Decathlon Champion and went on to win the Olympic Gold.Bryan had a disturbing ... Before reading this book i had no idea who Bryan Clay was and wh

jay's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/13 Mitchell Blackburn wrote: Redemption is Bryan Clay's first-person tale of redemption - in two, interwoven ways. Most importantly, is Clay's description of the people and processes in his lift that lead him to a personal relationship with Christ. Secondly, its his tale of transforming from a confused, angry kid to a world-class ... Redemption by Bryan Clay

Mitchell's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Christie Albaugh wrote: Redemption: A Rebellious Spirit, a Praying Mother, and the Unlikely Path to Olympic Gold, is the life story of Bryan Clay, who has had to overcome numerous obstacles as he strives to become an Olympic decathlete. Clay tells his story of growing up in Hawaii and getting into all kinds of trouble while ... Redemption by Bryan Clay (Book Review #12)

Christie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Kathleen Brown wrote: Brutal. Analytical. Honest. That is what Bryan Clay was as a young person, and that is how he wrote his book Redemption. This is the story of a child with extreme anger and control issues and walking down a road toward incarceration at best if left unchecked. But as the title of the book suggests, this ... Redemption by Bryan Clay

Kathleen's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/11 Kelly S wrote: "Redemption" by Olympic decathlete Bryan Clay is a story about his life and upbringing and the path that he took in order to reach the pinnacle of sport - the Olympic games. He chronicles his journey from a poor and challenging upbringing in Hawaii through the struggles he went through with school, ... Redemption - A Fitting Title

Kelly S's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/3 alisa wrote: I really enjoyed this book. I had not heard of Bryan Clay before this book but I admire how many times (and this may be true with many athletes) in not quitting during competition. I especially liked the times when he was in the very hardest parts of his competition and he “turned it over to God” ... Thomas Nelson review Redemption

alisa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/25 beanderson wrote: This book is about how an angry boy turned his life around with God's help and has the life he had always dreamed about. Bryan Clay grew up in Hawaii with his mother and father, but soon found his family falling apart with the divorce of his parents. Bryan was an angry boy growing up, fighting at school. ... Redemption by Bryan Clay

beanderson's Rating:

4 Stars