Fireproof

Fireproof

Large Print - 2009 | Center Point large print ed.
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New York Times and CBA Bestseller.

Inside burning buildings, Captain Caleb Holt lives by the firefighter's adage: Never leave your partner. Yet at home, in the cooling embers of his marriage, he lives by his own rules. Growing up, his wife Catherine always dreamed of marrying a brave and loving firefighter - a man just like her father. Now, after seven years of marriage, she wonders how it all went so wrong. Countless arguments and anger have moved the couple in the direction of divorce. But as they prepare to end their marriage, Caleb's father challenges him to commit to a 40-day experiment he calls "The Love Dare." Caleb agrees, for his father's sake more than for his marriage. Surprised by what he discovers about the meaning of love, Caleb realizes that his wife and marriage are worth fighting for. Now the courageous firefighter will face the challenge of his life - rescuing his marriage.

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2009.
Edition: Center Point large print ed.
ISBN: 9781602855038
160285503X
Branch Call Number: LGE-TYPE WILSON
Characteristics: 351 p. (large print) ; 22 cm.

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Janice21383
May 05, 2017

Which would you think is the more important aspect of a man's life: 1) he is a firefighter who saves lives on a regular basis, or 2) his marriage? If you answered 2), you will love this book. And in case you don't want to experience any unnecessary excitement or suspense, the overall message is: don't try to maintain any individuality, achievement, or outside interests in marriage. Not only does heaven disapprove, but it results in a lot of pointless sniping about nothing, and books like this. But the good news is that apparently marriage is easy to maintain by anyone who is not a petulant child: it's just a matter of a damp rag here, a bag of Chick-Fil-A there. Somewhat less interesting than the movie version, as it lacks the raw charisma of Kirk Cameron.

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shan59
May 31, 2016

If you enjoyed the movie, you will love the book. It will certainly help ones marriage in keeping it strong.

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maritia
Jan 22, 2013

this book will help someone with their relationship with spouse and will keep the commentment that's su ppose to be in marriage!

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firewing
Jan 14, 2010

when can i borrow the movie

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