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Deathbed Conversions: Finding Faith at the Finish Line

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In the stories of famous people like John Wayne, Gary Cooper, Dutch Shultz, Patricia Neal, Oscar Wilde, and more -- we come to learn that a deathbed conversion is not a loophole, or an unfair advantage. It is the mercy of God at work.
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 1st 2013 by Our Sunday Visitor (first published January 1st 2013)
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Julie Davis
Feb 17, 2014 Julie Davis rated it really liked it
This slender volume is a quick and easy read which may surprise you with the sheer variety and individuality of the converts. Buffalo Bill rubs shoulders with Wallace Stevens, who scoots over for John Wayne and Gary Cooper. Communist journalist hell-raisers, witty society elite, hardened gangsters, and kings on the run all have one thing in common: in the end they turned to the Catholic Church when they were at the end of their life.

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Ciara Butler
Jul 27, 2014 Ciara Butler rated it really liked it
A great book, very easy to read and also gives some great information about the background of each of the people mentioned in the book
Billie
Nov 22, 2013 Billie rated it liked it
Biographically interesting, mostly because of the insight it gave me about some famous people I grew up hearing about.
Crystal Booth
Sep 12, 2015 Crystal Booth rated it it was amazing
Good explanation for why we shouldn't be angry the prodigal son is saved, as well as the good and faithful son. You will be inspired by these celebrity, true stories. Enjoyed the book very much - good read.
Edward Barrette
Jan 31, 2015 Edward Barrette rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Enjoyable

Enjoyed Deathbed Conversions. Nice to know people that you admire deep down had faith in God & The Catholic Church.
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Author of You Can Share the Faith: Reaching Out One Person at a Time, Deathbed Conversions: Finding Faith at the Finish Line, After Miscarriage, Through the Year With Mary, and The Rosary. Contributor to Atheist to Catholic , A Little Way of Homeschooling, and Style, Sex, and Substance.
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