- By Dave Carey

The Ways We Choose: Lessons for Life from a POW's Experience

  • Title: The Ways We Choose: Lessons for Life from a POW's Experience
  • Author: Dave Carey
  • ISBN: 9780974568645
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Ways We Choose Lessons for Life from a POW s Experience Retired Navy pilot Dave Carey tells the story of how he and his fellow POWs survived than five years in the prisons of North Vietnam He analyzes the strengths and strategies that made their survival p

    Retired Navy pilot Dave Carey tells the story of how he and his fellow POWs survived than five years in the prisons of North Vietnam He analyzes the strengths and strategies that made their survival possible and shows how these forms of faith in self, others, country, and God can carry everyone through personal and business crises A moving epilogue tells of his wiRetired Navy pilot Dave Carey tells the story of how he and his fellow POWs survived than five years in the prisons of North Vietnam He analyzes the strengths and strategies that made their survival possible and shows how these forms of faith in self, others, country, and God can carry everyone through personal and business crises A moving epilogue tells of his wife s battle with breast cancer and her death, and how the same strengths helped her and those around her.

    1 thought on “The Ways We Choose: Lessons for Life from a POW's Experience

    1. A wonderful book: This is a tale of incredible courage and unwavering faith in the face of unimaginable adversity. Deeply moving and truly inspirational, it proves that heroes do walk among us.

    2. The author is a personal family friend. I grew up with his children, spending many holidays and vacations with his family. He is far and away the most inspirational person I know. However, he usually imparts his wisdom, not through words but through subtle actions, waiting until there is a relevant opportunity for slipping something in. He spoke to many of his children's classes over the years. When I worked in juvenile hall as a psychologist, he came and spoke to the kids. I often recommended t [...]

    3. My parents gave me this book for my birthday. I'm very glad that I finally got around to reading it. The author wasshot down over North Viet Nam, and spent five and a half years as a POW in several vietnamese prison camps. Dave Carey takes the reader through these experiences, the terror, disappointments, and even the humor. I've always liked reading stories of how people get through tough times. It gives me inspiration to get through my own, lesser, tough times. In the telling of an experience [...]

    4. This was more of an inspirational book with life lessons from being a POW in Vietnam. The true value is in the last few chapters.

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