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Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary by [Feavel, Douglas]
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That thou may walk in the way of good men and keep the paths of the righteous - Proverbs 2:20

A captivating non-fiction anthology filled with heroic profiles, epic tales, and timeless parables. Each chapter introduces a memorable hero who challenged and changed the world in remarkable ways. You’ll meet personalities who are historical and living, unknown and familiar, domestic and foreign. Prepare to encounter pilots, farmers, immigrants, missionaries, engineers, martyrs, businessmen, lawyers, pioneers, presidents, soldiers, writers, and scientists – their dynamic legacies are destined to become part of us and our heritage. Collectively, their stories answer the pertinent questions of our time: What makes a genuine hero? How does a hero personify favorable character? Why is personal character so vital for our families and country?

These are unique tales told with zest; these are unforgettable tales to long treasure. Enjoy the exciting portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, outreach, and educational settings because that’s where they began, and that’s why they were written. The 26 stories will quickly find special places in heart and head, dwelling there to influence life’s crucial choices.

There’s not another book like this one. Every story advocates making a positive impact on others and mastering the days we are given. Readers depart with an abiding conviction of the vital difference one committed life will make. No matter our past or where we find ourselves today, we will be inspired to finish well.

About the Author
Douglas Feavel retired from a career in technology marketing and management. He holds a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and a master’s in Christian education from Bethany Divinity College and Seminary. Barbara and he have celebrated more than fifty years of marriage. Appleton, Wisconsin is their hometown, but Vincennes, Indiana is their current base. They volunteer at non-profits in teaching, outreach, and ministry roles domestically and abroad when not with their children and grandchildren.

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A captivating non-fiction anthology filled with heroic profiles, epic tales, and timeless parables. Each chapter introduces a memorable hero who challenged and changed the world in remarkable ways. You'll meet personalities who are historical and living, unknown and familiar, domestic and foreign. Prepare to encounter pilots, farmers, immigrants, missionaries, engineers, martyrs, businessmen, lawyers, pioneers, presidents, soldiers, writers, and scientists "€" their dynamic legacies are destined to become part of us and our heritage. Collectively, their stories answer the pertinent questions of our time: What makes a genuine hero? How does a hero personify favorable character? Why is personal character so vital for our families and country?


These are unique tales told with zest; these are unforgettable tales to long treasure. Enjoy the exciting portraits; then share them in family, church, workplace, outreach, and educational settings because that's where they began, and that's why they were written. The 26 stories will quickly find special places in heart and head, dwelling there to influence life's crucial choices.


There's not another book like this one. Every story advocates making a positive impact on others and mastering the days we are given. Readers depart with an abiding conviction of the vital difference one committed life will make. No matter our past or where we find ourselves today, we will be inspired to finish well.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1308 KB
  • Print Length: 332 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Aneko Press; 2 edition (16 November 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MXM3BCO
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,884 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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