The Ultimate Gift [PG]

by Jim Stovall

Other authorsDave Ross (Producer), Jim Stovall (Writer), Paul Brooks (Producer), James Garner (Actor), John Shepherd (Producer), Lee Meriwether (Actor), Cheryl McKay (Writer), Abigail Breslin (Actor), Bill Cobbs (Actor), Drew Fuller (Actor), Cleve Landsberg (Producer)1 more, Jim Van Eerden (Producer)
DVD, 2007

Barcode

5210

Call number

D 813 ULT

Status

Available

Call number

D 813 ULT

Description

Jason thought his inheritance was going to be the gift of money and lots of it. Was he ever in for a big surprise. Based on the best-selling book "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall, the story sends trust fund baby Jason Stevens on an improbable journey of discovery, having to answer the ultimate question: "What is the relationship between wealth and happiness?" Jason had a very simple relationship with his impossibly wealthy Grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens. He hated him. No heart-to-heart talks, no warm fuzzies, just cold hard cash. So of course he figured that when Red died, the whole "reading of the will" thing would be another simple cash transaction, that his Grandfather's money would allow him to continue living in the lifestyle to which he had become accustomed. But what Red left him was anything but simple. Red instead devised a plan for Jason to experience a crash course on life. Twelve tasks, which Red calls "gifts," each challenging Jason in an improbable way, the accumulation of which would change him forever.… (more)

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Based on Jim Stovall's best-selling novel, The Ultimate Gift sends a young man of privilege on an improbable journey. Trust fund baby Jason Stevens loves all of life's gifts, as long as they're bankable. But when his wealthy grandfather, Red, dies, Jason receives a most unusual inheritance: 12 tasks, which Red calls "gifts," to challenge Jason to grow as a man. If he succeeds, the experience will not only change Jason forever, but he will discover the real meaning of wealth. Includes a Bible Study Guide with Study Questions.

Publication

20th Century Fox (2007), Edition: No enhanced packaging

Original publication date

2006

UPC

024543444862

Rating

(6 ratings; 4)

User reviews

LibraryThing member StFrancisofAssisi
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.… (more)

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