Random Acts of Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness

by Dete A Meserve, Rachel Greco

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Overview

The true-life tie in to Good Sam, the bestselling novel and Netflix film (coming soon): 

A disabled veteran in Oregon opens his front door to find that an anonymous Good Samaritan has left him a brand-new riding mower. 

In Oklahoma City, a woman who has just lost her job is amazed when a stranger swoops in and pays for her groceries.

In snowy Boston, warm blankets mysteriously appear on park benches throughout the city with a note: “These blankets are not lost! If you are cold, without shelter, and looking for comfort, then they are for you. Enjoy, and know that you are loved.”
 

The true, inspiring tales in Random Acts of Kindness spotlight ordinary people from age nine to one hundred who have found unique ways to show compassion and make a difference. Some of these stories will warm your heart and make you laugh; others will make you smile; and a few might make you cry—in a good way—with the joy of knowing there is so much goodness and generosity in the world. 

From the author of the bestselling novel Good Sam (soon to be a motion picture on Netflix worldwide) and award-winning journalist Rachel Greco, these uplifting stories will fill you with hope and gratitude, restore your spirit, and give you faith in the power of kindness to transform you and the world around you. 

 

 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780991449965
Publisher: Melrose Hill Entertainment, Inc.
Publication date: 03/26/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 166
File size: 845 KB

About the Author

Dete Meserve is an accomplished creator and producer of independent movies and award-winning television shows as well as a best-selling and award-winning novelist. As a key member of the executive team at Wind Dancer Films, Meserve has been one of the industry's major players in independent film and television production. She currently oversees worldwide business and creative properties for the film development, finance and production company that has generated over $4 billion in revenue from its properties, which include hit television series Roseanne and Home Improvement and feature films including Want Women Want (Mel Gibson), Where The Heart Is (Natalie Portman), Bernie (Jack Black), What Men Want (Taraji P. Henson) and Good Sam (Netflix). Meserve is also leading the company's growing kids and family brands, including the PBS KIDS series Ready Jet Go!, created by Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!, Dinosaur Train) with Meserve as Executive Producer, the stop motion series "Storywoods" with Lil Buddy Studios and Head Writer Carin Greenberg, and Not A Box, the animated TV series based on the award-winning book by Antoinette Portis. Meserve has produced numerous films and TV series and has been responsible for securing over $75 million in financing for film and TV properties. Her list of credits span award-winning television series such as Home Improvement and Saint George with George Lopez (Executive Producer) as well as hit movies What Women Want, the award-winning comedy Bernie (Executive Producer), The Keeping Room (Executive Producer), What Men Want (Executive Producer) and Good Sam (Producer). Meserve is also the author of the best-selling and multi-award-winning novel, Good Sam, as well as its sequel Perfectly Good Crime which won the Living Now Book Awards for "books that change the world," and the international bestseller The Space Between (July 2018). Her first novel, Good Sam, is in production, based on the screenplay written by Meserve, as an original film for Netflix for Spring 2019 launch. Her next novel, Random Acts of Kindness, co-written with award-winning journalist Rachel Greco will be published in March 2019. Meserve is at work on a fifth book entitled The Good City for Amazon Publishing/Lake Union. Prior to joining Wind Dancer Films, Meserve was Vice President of USC Radio, the University of Southern California's radio network. She began her career as Station Manager of the National Public Radio affiliate in Evansville, Indiana and Assistant General Manager of the PBS affiliate. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of PRX/PRI, producers and distributors of premier broadcast and podcast content. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.
Rachel Greco lives near Lansing, Michigan with her husband Tony and daughter Grace. She's been a newspaper journalist for two decades, and while she's covered a little bit of everything, good news stories are her favorite. She's been known to seek them out, amid the daily demands of her beat. "Random Acts of Kindness" is her first book.

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