Power, Money & Sex

Power, Money & Sex

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by Deion Sanders, Jim Nelson Black
     
 

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Superstar Deion Sanders tells his powerful life story and reveals how power, money and sex could not satisfy the void in his life—a void ultimately satisfied by his relationship with Christ. A photo section included in this national best-seller.


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Superstar Deion Sanders tells his powerful life story and reveals how power, money and sex could not satisfy the void in his life—a void ultimately satisfied by his relationship with Christ. A photo section included in this national best-seller.


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Even in the world of athletic superstars, Sanders (aka "Neon Deion" and "Prime Time") is exceptional, supremely gifted in two sports: he is, for instance, the only man ever to hit a home run in the National League and score an NFL touchdown in the same week. His autobiography find a sympathetic audience not only among sports fans, however, but among conservative Christians who can't tell a punt from a bunt. Religion has played a large role in Sanders's life recently. He plans to enter the ministry after his sports career, and his faith has enabled him to express affection for his father, a drug addict who deserted the family when Sanders was seven and living in Fort Myers, Fla., and for his stepfather, an alcoholic. Readers may feel less inclined to forgive, but all will agree that his mother was a tower of strength. Sanders was a sports star in high school and college before turning pro. His success quickly brought the eponymous power, money and sex, but Deion found life empty, and his marriage a failure. He was saved--in the religious sense--by the efforts of two clergymen, including Bishop Jakes of Dallas, and now feels that his life is fulfilling. Sanders stumbles when expounding on his religious notions, which are sprinkled with awkward homilies ("the devil don't waste time offering you stuff you don't want"). They also reflect conservative principles that some readers won't share. It's Sanders's fast-paced account of his struggle to navigate the hazards of a life in the limelight, not his prosyletizing, that give this book the indelible stamp of Neon Deion. (Nov.)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849914997
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.99(d)

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Power, Money & Sex 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Great book. It takes great courage to open up oneself and layout what one's life is really about. He shows that all the things we yearn for do not satisfy without Jesus. Keep the good work and may God richly bless you Deion. A definite inspiration for young men.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I WAS VERY SURPRISED ABOUT HIS LIFE. I HOPE HE CAN CONTINUE WITH HIS NEW LOVE GOD
Guest More than 1 year ago
Deion's story reminds me alot like Paul. Not that Deion was out to kill others, but himself. BUT GOD!!!! He is an example that Jesus SAVES. Deion's life was so full of all the things that people think they need, but with out our Lord, he to realized that he was nothing. Thank-you Mr. Sanders for setting yourself free and sharing your testimony with others that do not have the courage to come forth, you have just paved the way for alot of our men. God Bless you to the fulliest!