Soul Survivor

The Reincarnation of a World War II Fighter Pilot
CD - unabridged
Audio (8 discs)
Product Number: DD18586
Released: Sep 07, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781400113873
Narrator/s: Paul Boehmer
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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This is the story of James Leininger, who-a little more than two weeks after his second birthday-began having blood-curdling nightmares that just would not stop. When James began screaming out recurring phrases like "Plane on fire! Little man can't get out!" the Leiningers finally admitted that they truly had to take notice. When details of planes and war tragedies no two-year-old boy could know continued-even in stark daylight-Bruce and Andrea Leininger began to realize that this was an incredible situation. Soul Survivor is the story of how the Leiningers pieced together what their son was communicating and eventually discovered that he was reliving the past life of World War II fighter pilot James Huston. As Bruce Leininger struggled to understand what was happening to his son, he also uncovered details of James Huston's life-and death-as a pilot that will fascinate military buffs everywhere. In Soul Survivor, we are taken for a gripping ride as the Leiningers' belief system is shaken to the core and both of these families come to know a little boy who, against all odds and even in the face of true skeptics, harbors the soul of this man who died long ago.

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Narrator(s): Paul Boehmer
Genre: Self Help
Product Number Z100088094
Released: Feb 02, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781400193875

Professional reviews

"Do the nightmares of a Louisiana boy mean he is the reincarnation of a downed WWII pilot? His parents make a case for just such a phenomenon as they detail their investigation into the facts behind his dreams. Paul Boehmer's tone is a little too astonished at times as he talks about James Leininger's obsession with airplanes and his uncanny knowledge of the details of a pilot's life. At the same time, though, Boehmer brings humanity to the story as he talks about the pilot's sister and surviving comrades. Whether or not listeners believe in reincarnation, Bruce Leininger's research casts an important light on the lives and deaths of the flyers who figure in his son's dreams. J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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