In this true refugee story a son’s dream of becoming a doctor conflicts with his father’s need for him to join in his chocolate business because only the son can speak English.
I became interested in reading this book while reviewing the documentary film The Book Keepers. The book is a memoir of an unusual friendship between a white Southern woman, Carol Wall, and Giles Owita, a Kenyan holding several jobs, including gardener. Ms. Wall, a writer for 20 years for Southern Living magazine had struggled …
The true story of how a profane boxer joined the Catholic Church because of a girl & after a crash was called to be a priest, persisting even when struck by a disease.
Based on his memoir, this is the story of how mobster Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran rose up in the Mafia, becoming a hitman & friend of Teamster Jimmy Hoffa, whom he allegedly killed.
It’s a terrific miniseries. Click the title to read my entire review.
When a quiz show producers tempt the son of a famous poet to cheat, he hesitates & then accepts, leading to a great scandal of the 50s.
A woman running a high stakes celebrity poker game runs afoul of Russian criminals & the FBI.
The exciting true story of the neglect of a deep sea oil rig by British Petroleum & the heroism of the crew in dealing with the resulting catastrophe is told.
Based on a true story about a pregnant teenager seeking her birth father. He insists she obtain an abortion, so she runs away, getting help at a clinic.
A “true story” depicts Navy SEALs fighting for their lives against Taliban in Afghanistan. A fitting tribute to the men & to villagers who rescued one.