Item description for The Lost Choice by Andy Andrews...
Overview When a boy finds a mysterious object in the creek near his home, his parents launch an investigation that links the ancient object to such remarkable figures as George Washington Carver and Oskar Schindler. Separate pieces of the artifact shape the lives of those who possess it.
A work of both scholarship and imagination. "The Lost Choice" is a legend of personal discovery--a reminder of the opportunities we each are given.
When a young boy finds a mysterious object in the creek near his home, it starts a series of events that could change the world--again. Many search for the ancient relic's secret, but few find its truer purpose. What choices will each make--or lose?
Citations And Professional Reviews The Lost Choice by Andy Andrews has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 05/24/2004 page 43
Christian Retailing - 06/01/2004 page 25
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.7" Height: 1" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Jun 24, 2004
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0785261397 ISBN13 9780785261391
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More About Andy Andrews
Hailed by a New York Times reporter as "someone who has quietly become one of the most influential people in America," Andy Andrews is the author of the New York Times bestsellers How Do You Kill 11 Million People?, The Noticer, and The Traveler's Gift, and is also an in-demand speaker for the world's largest organizations.
Zig Ziglar said, "Andy Andrews is the best speaker I have ever seen."
The Noticer and The Traveler's Gift were featured selections of ABC's Good Morning America and continue to appear on bestseller lists around the world. His books have been translated into over 25 languages.
Andy has spoken at the request of four different United States presidents and toured military bases around the world, being called upon by the Department of Defense to speak about the principles contained in his books. Arguably, there is no single person on the planet better at weaving subtle yet life-changing lessons into riveting tales of adventure and intrigue — both on paper and on stage.
He lives in Orange Beach, Alabama, with his wife, Polly, and their two sons.
Andy Andrews currently resides in Orange Beach, in the state of Alabama. Andy Andrews was born in 1959.
Reviews - What do customers think about Lost Choice?
A little boring Jan 9, 2007
For some reason, this book just never managed to lure me in. The mark of a good book is being unable to walk away from it without feeling the loss and being eager to get back to reading it. This book didn't achieve that. To be fair, I'd say that the last sixty or so pages were very well written and got me more interested. However, I don't think it's worth reading an entire book to enjoy a quarter of it. Overall I'd say that it's a good book and you won't be sorry you read it, but with all of the AMAZING books out there, you might want to think before you pick it up.
Wonderful read, especially if you are looking for inspiration Feb 20, 2006
I bought The Lost Choice because I really enjoyed the author's previous book, The Traveller's Gift. Lost Choice is even more inspirational, while Traveller's Gift provides motivational messages you can put into action.
I read the first 60 pages of this book a couple of weeks ago, then misplaced it. This was quite annoying, because the plot was just getting interesting. But eventually I found it and finished it, and feel quite satisfied for the experience.
Thsi is the kind of book that causes you to question yourself, and what you're doing with your life. if you prefer the unexamined life, stay away!
Andrews is still coming into his own as a writer. He's become a very good story teller, but needs to mature a bit more in the difficult art of writing, characters and viewpoint in particular. Given the overall high quality of his work, I'm sure this will come.
Overall, a good book, well worth reading. I hope Andrews stays with his writing-it shows great promise!
Pretty good book... Dec 28, 2004
The book goes back and forth between history and present without tying it together until later in the book. This tends to aggravate me no end...thus my 4 star rating. I am such a linear thinker, that is tough for me. The message of the book was fabulous though. I actually had a huge life decision to make while reading this and was inspired to move forward with it. If anything, the book was worth the money for that =) I hope it does the same for you.
Readable but too gooshy for this cynic Dec 16, 2004
This book was too heavy on its goody-goody message - that magical ancient objects put in the hands of ordinary people can lead them to greatness. Made me almost feel like "Gee, I guess I won't really make it unless I find a weird old piece of bronze."
The characters were incredibly one-dimensional - even when they got a hold of the "things." I thought I was reading LaHaye and Jenkins until I looked on the flyleaf and saw that Andy Andrews is a motivational speaker - then it made sense. I am totally non-suceptible to motivational speakers - sorry but I think it's all corn.
Don't get me wrong - I have read some inspirational work that I thought was great - Gloria J. Gibson, for example, but this? Not for me.
If you love "Reader's Digest" you might love this. If you are a bit jaded and an anti-Pollynanna, you might not care for it.
The Choice is Yours! Jul 17, 2004
The Lost Choice is a compelling book that starts your wheels in motion--makes you begin to think! What choices have I made, what choices can I make? Young or old, it is not too early or too late to make a difference in your life and those around you. Because of this book, I have personally taken a look at where I am in life and decided I have a few more choices to make! With the help of this book, you can too! The choice is yours!