While the book is amazing (deserves 5 stars), I write this review to guide those considering purchasing the MP3. It is NOT the complete book. It is abridgment--an EXTREME abridgment. It is unfortunate.
I love this biography and read it over and over again. The subject matter is inspirational, touching, and often humorous. I enjoy the writing style of Sheri Dew. She reflects the spirit of who President Hinckley is and the importance of his contributions without over aggrandizing.
This book reads like a series of facts about the prophet. I love biographies but this one was boring as it lacked emotion and deep spiritual connectiveness. I loved the way that this particular prophet wrote and I am sure if he had written his own biography, it would have been more lively.
This is a very well written biography on President Hinckley. It is informative and interesting at the same time- not always an easy task for biographies.
A tremendous volume on one of the great men and leaders of the twentieth century, I recommend this work even in the CD format that is still available, particularly useful for those who do not have the time to read the full-text book. Also, as this biography was originally published in the mid-1990's, a print update in English covering the subsequent ministry and leadership of President Hinckley would indeed be welcome.
A tremendous volume on one of the great men and leaders of the twentieth century, I recommend this work even in the CD format which it is still available in, particularly useful for those who do not have the time to read the full-text book. Also, I might add that a print update in English covering President Hinckley's subsequent ministry and leadership after the mid-1990's publishing of this biography would certainly be welcome.