Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends

Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends

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Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends by Mary Claire Kendall


Highlighting legends such as Mary Astor, John Wayne, Alfred Hitchcock, Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Betty Hutton, and Bob Hope, Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends uncovers stories of recovery and conversion—intimate portraits that often contrast with the more common profiles of these all-too-human stars. Many were touched by infidelity, alcoholism, unbridled ambition, or other moral failings that often seem to characterize life in Hollywood. Some had deathbed conversions, others underwent a gradual process of conversion; each found solace in embracing the Catholic faith.

While taking nothing from their fame, Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends shows that even those who seem to have it all need the hope, strength, and fortitude provided by faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616368616
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 04/18/2015
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Mary Claire Kendall is a Washington-based writer of commentaries, features, books, and screenplays. She writes a regular column on Hollywood for Breitbart, and was a regular columnist for Forbes. She has written features and commentaries for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, The Washington Times, Our Sunday Visitor, and Catholic New World.

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Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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*walks in*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A well-written book full of entertaining stories, which also move the reader's heart, as stories always do, when people discover and surrender to God's tender love.
Rose71514 More than 1 year ago
For those who love Hollywood legends like Gary Cooper, Mary Astor, Susan Hayward, Lana Turner, among others in this all-star 12, "Oasis" is a must-read. It will fascinate and intrigue for its many never-before-told stories, showing the eminently relatable human side of these larger-than-life stars. It's perfect for reading on the beach or under a shady tree, or curled up in your favorite chair!