Saturday, January 17, 2015

Fearless by Eric Blehm

To become a Navy Seal, you must first go through what is widely considered to be the most physically and mentally demanding military training in existence.  Only about 1% of those who enter, complete the training.  Adam Brown, the man this book is about, was ranked near the top 1% of this elite cadre of men.  This is the story of how an all-American boy lost his way, yet found it again, with the help of his faith, his family, and the love of a woman, to become a highly trained warrior whose courage and determination were legendary.

Author Eric Blehm has given us an up close and personal glimpse into the heart of a warrior.  There is a spate of books and movies out now about these military heroes who sacrifice so much to protect us here in this country, and sometimes wind up paying the ultimate price.  I also think it is very important that we understand and appreciate such sacrifice, and books like this one will go a long way towards helping us understand what special caliber of men these are and how much we all owe them.
A vivid and absorbing account that leads to a final act of bravery, and the ultimate sacrifice.
In the interest of full disclosure, I did receive a copy of this book from Blogging for Books for this review.

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