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The Ultimate Gift: A Novel (Paperback)
What would you do to inherit a million dollars? Would you be willing to change your life? Jason Stevens is about to find out in Jim Stovall's The Ultimate Gift.
Red Stevens has died, and the older members of his family receive their millions with greedy anticipation. But a different fate awaits young Jason, whom Stevens, his great-uncle, believes may be the last vestige of hope in the family.
"Although to date your life seems to be a sorry excuse for anything I would call promising, there does seem to be a spark of something in you that I hope we can fan into a flame. For that reason, I am not making you an instant millionaire."
What Stevens does give Jason leads to The Ultimate Gift. Young and old will take this timeless motivational story to heart.
About the Author
Jim Stovall has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, a successful
investment broker and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and President of the Narrative
Television Network, which makes movies and television accessible for our nation's
13 million blind and visually impaired people and their families. Although originally
designed for the blind and visually impaired, over 60% of NTN's nationwide audience
is made up of fully-sighted people who simply enjoy the programming.
Jim Stovall hosts the Network's talk show, "NTN Showcase." His guests
have included Katharine Hepburn, Jack Lemmon, Carol Channing, Steve Allen, and
Eddie Albert, as well as many others. The Narrative Television Network has received
an Emmy Award and an International Film and Video Award among its many industry
NTN has grown to include over 1,200 cable systems and broadcast stations, reaching
over 35 million homes in the United States, and NTN is shown in 11 foreign countries.
Jim Stovall joined the ranks of Walt Disney, Orson Welles, and four United
States presidents when he was selected as one of the "Ten Outstanding Young
Americans" by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce. He has appeared on "Good
Morning America" and CNN, and has been featured in Reader's Digest,
TV Guide and Time magazine. He is the author of a previous book
entitled You Don't Have To Be Blind To See, as well as his new book Success
Secrets of Super Achievers. The President's Committee on Equal Opportunity
selected Jim Stovall as the 1997 Entrepreneur of the Year.