The Vow The True Events That Inspired the Movie (Paperback)
|Author: Kim/ Carpenter Carpenter|
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|Now a major motion picture starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, "The Vow" tells the true story of a couple that defied the odds and fell in love with each other again after Krickett suffered brain damage and memory loss following a car accident. The Screen Gems film is scheduled to open in theaters on February 10, 2012.|
From the Publisher:
Life as Kim and Krickitt Carpenter knew it was shattered beyond recognition on November 24, 1993. Two months after their marriage, a devastating car wreck left Krickitt with a massive head injury and in a coma for weeks.||When she finally awoke, she had no idea who Kim was. With no recollection of their relationship and while Krickitt experienced personality changes common to those who suffer head injuries, Kim realized the woman he had married essentially died in the accident.
|And yet, against all odds, but through the common faith in Christ that sustained them, Kim and Krickitt fell in love all over again. Even though Kim stood by Krickitt through the darkest times a husband can ever imagine, he insists, ?I'm no hero. I made a vow.?||Now available in trade paper with a new chapter and photo insert, The Vow is the true story that inspired the major motion picture of the same name starring Rachel McAdams (The Notebook), Channing Tatum (Dear John), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Academy Award winner Jessica Lange.|
The Vow: The True Events that Inspired the Movie by Kim Carpenter, Krickitt Carpenter, with Dana Wilkerson - Book Review
By: Haley Hoover Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 5/20/2012 6:07 PM
|In February of this year I posted an article called "The Vow: Not Exactly What Hollywood Says," in which I posted my review of the movie and my anticipation to read the book afterwards. In that post I mentioned a Fox News article that interviewed the real life couple from The Vow. In that interview the couple mentioned that their story had been nothing short of an act of God, and they gave all due credit to him, despite the layout of the Hollywood film....read the full review|
"Krickitt Carpenter had been married two months when a car accident left her in a coma. Upon awakening, she did not remember her husband. . . . [T]he book emphasizes the couple's deep Christian faith." - Deirdre Donahue 02/16/2012