The Incredible True Story of Blondy Baruti

My Unlikely Journey from the Congo to Hollywood
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Audio (11.80 hours)
Product Number: Z100141111
Released: Aug 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781977396211
Narrator/s: Ron Butler
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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Blondy Baruti's boyhood in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was shaped by a desperate ordeal to survive. After marauding soldiers invaded his village, he, his mom, and his sister fled to the jungle and trekked countless miles to escape the atrocities and violence-only to encounter more unspeakable horrors at every turn. Their odyssey ended some sixteen months later when they finally reached safety-but Blondy's journey had only just begun. In an amazing true story that seems more like fiction, we see Blondy overcome incredible odds-poverty, fever, hunger, betrayal-in pursuit of daring dreams that take him from his fight for survival in the Congolese jungle to a dazzling turn on an A-list red carpet after earning a role in the Marvel blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In between are some incredible twists and turns: basketball dreams nurtured and squashed; a crooked cousin who breaks the inviolable bonds of family; and beneficent strangers who change everything. A powerful and timely tale of triumph over adversity, The Incredible True Story of Blondy Baruti will have you rooting for Blondy throughout his tale and leave you inspired on your own path to greatness.

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Original Publish Date: Aug 21, 2018

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Narrator(s): Ron Butler
Product Number DD40371
Released: Aug 21, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781977316219
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