Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Miracle Man Book Review

Title: Miracle Man
Author: William Leibowitz
Publisher: Manifesto Media Group
Pages: 428
Genre: Cross-genre Thriller
Format: Paper/Kindle

The victim of an unspeakable crime, an infant rises to become a new type of superhero.
Unlike any that have come before him, he is not a fanciful creation of animators, he is real. 
So begins the saga of Robert James Austin, the greatest genius in human history.  But where did his extraordinary intelligence come from? 
As agents of corporate greed vie with rabid anti-Western radicals to destroy him, an obsessive government leader launches a bizarre covert mission to exploit his intellect.  Yet Austin’s greatest fear is not of this world. 
Aided by two exceptional women, one of whom will become his unlikely lover, Austin struggles against abandonment and betrayal.  But the forces that oppose him are more powerful than even he can understand. 
Miracle Man won Best Thriller in the National Pacific Book Awards 
My Review:

This was a really interesting story about a baby that was left in a dumpster and was taken in by very good people who raised him until he was 11 years old. Unfortunately, they both died in a tragic car accident and that left him a ward of the state.

Of course, because he was a very unusual little boy, a lot of people in the government wanted to control him so they got custody of him and that is when he really flourished under the care of several men who meant different things to him. 

This is a story about a boy who turns out to be a rare genius and the people who want to use him for military reasons because his math and science scores are so far ahead that he can decipher things in minutes.

The boy's name is Robert James Austin and this is his tale of growing up and realizing the potential he has to make a difference in this world. He will suffer more loss later on but finds a way to cope and do what he thinks is right, regardless of what the government wants him to do.

It's a good story and I hope that you will take the time to read it because it's fascinating to read how people react to someone who they can't understand and how he reacts to their actions.

Happy Reading!

About the Author:

William R. Leibowitz has been practicing entertainment/media law in New York City for a number of years.  He has represented numerous renowned recording artists, songwriters, producers and many of the leading record companies, talent managers, merchandisers and other notable entertainment businesses.  At one point, he was the Chief Operating Officer/General Counsel for the Sanctuary Group of Companies, a U.K. public company that was the largest ‘indie’ music company in the world (prior to its acquisition by the Universal Music Group).

William has a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and a law degree from Columbia University.  He lives in the village of Quogue, New York with his wife, Alexandria, and dog, George.

William wrote Miracle Man because of its humanistic and spiritual messages and because he feels that in our current times – when meritless celebrity has eclipsed accomplishment and the only heroes are those based on comic books, the world needs a real hero –and that, of course, is Robert James Austin, the protagonist in Miracle Man.
Mary Bearden personally reviewed these products. I did not receive any monetary compensation for my review, just a sample product. All opinions are mine and belong to me solely. My thoughts and opinions may differ from yours. 


Kathy said...

WOW! Although that is more then likely a page turner to the end, It sounds a little depressing. Even so your recap was extremely well written and I think the positive might out weigh the negative. Thanks:)

Alison Gibb said...

This sounds like a very action filled book. I may need to read it!!