True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life (Hardcover)

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Kevin Sorbo is an actor, producer, and director, best known for his leading roles on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda. He lives with his family in California.
On television, Kevin Sorbo portrayed an invincible demigod; in his real life, a sudden health crisis left him partially blind and incapacitated at just thirty-eight years old. Yet since appearances are everything in Hollywood, he hid the full details about his condition from the press and continued to film Hercules, which was the number one TV series in the world. In this inspiring memoir, Sorbo shares the story of the crisis that ultimately redefined his measure of success.

True Strength is the story of transformation, persistence, and hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Sorbo reflects on his childhood in Minnesota and his early acting days in Hollywood, to his charmed life as television’s beloved Hercules, and where he is today. He recounts the onset of his symptoms, his frightening hospitalization, and his arduous path to recovery. With this honest account of personal tragedy and triumph, Sorbo aims to blaze a trail for those who have ever suffered acute illness or a serious setback in life and are now struggling to find their way back.

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ISBN 9780306820366
Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Format Hardcover
Pages 276
Publisher Date 2011-10-11 00:00:00.0
Publisher Da Capo Pr
Copyright Year 2011
Height 9.5 in
Wdth 6.25 in
Thickness 1.0 in
Unit weight 1.05 lb
Language English
Subtitle My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life
Audience General/trade
Authors Sorbo, Kevin
Country of Origin United States

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  • It's an OK book. Kinda good. Not the best.
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    It's a 2 to 3 star book. Kinda of OK. Obviously Sorbo is a cool guy and he went through a lot, but as a book its kinda bland.

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