Kindle Daily Deal for August 9, 2012: Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me: A Memoir by Ian Morgan Cron for $1.99
An autobiography/memoir offering today. From the description:
"When he was sixteen years old, Ian Morgan Cron was told about his father'sclandestine work with the CIA. Thisastonishing revelation, coupled with his father's dark struggles with chronicalcoholism and depression, upended the world of a boy struggling to become aman. Decades later, as he faces his ownpersonal demons, Ian realizes the only way to find peace is to voyage backthrough a painful childhood marked by extremes-privilege and poverty, violenceand tenderness, truth and deceit-that he's spent years trying to escape.
In this surprisingly funny and forgiving memoir, Ian reminds us that no matter howdifferent the pieces may be, in the end we are all cut from the same cloth,stitched by faith into an exquisite quilt of grace."
This seems a bit odd but people seem to like it: 4.4 stars on 218 reviews, with 4 one star and 2 two star people giving it the thumbs down. Regular price $8.79. 274 pages.