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Buried Alive

Buried Alive The True Story of Kidnapping, Captivity, and a Dramatic Rescue (NelsonFree)

By Roy Hallums
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.99 Stars

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On 2/18 Keli Scrapchansky wrote: Roy Hallums, a 56 year old retired Naval commander working as a food supply contractor in Baghdad’s Mansour district, was abducted by ransom seeking terrorists and forced to endure inhumane treatment and deplorable conditions during his 311 day incarceration. I obtained this book as part of a promotional ... Surprisingly good read

Keli's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/17 Greg Friese wrote: In November of 2004 Roy Hallums, a retired US Navy Commander, working as a contractor in Iraq was kidnapped from his office. He spent the next 311 days as a hostage. Buried Alive is Roy’s story of his time in captivity and how he made it through the experience alive. For example, he used the daily ... True Survival – Book Review of Buried Alive by Roy Hallums

Greg's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/11 Happy Mom Of 5 wrote: Roy was working as a contractor in Iraq but he had told his family he was working in Saudi Arabia so that they wouldn't worry about him. He was kidnapped from his work place along with another co-worker Robert which would remain with Roy threw out his captivity up until the time that Robert's ransom ... Buried Alive By Roy Hallums Review

Happy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/11 scifiwritir wrote: Roy Hallums was a retired newly divorced U S Navy Commander when he was kidnapped from his contracting job in Iraq. His book, Buried Alive: The True Story of Kidnapping, Captivity, and a Dramatic Rescue , is a story of that 311-day ordeal. Survivor stories have always had a special appeal for me. I ... Book Review: Buried Alive: The True Story of kidnapping, Captivity, and a Dramatic Rescue

scifiwritir's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 Tessica Cutchin wrote: Buried Alive by Roy Hallum tells the story of Hallum’s harrowing kidnapping at the hands of Islamic extremist and his rescue. Hallum’s story is not just for those interested in the War in Iraq, or Islamic extremism or American Patriotism, or anything of that nature really; in fact it is a great ... quick book review-Buried Alive by Roy Hallum

Tessica's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/8 Catherine Dieterly wrote: How many tragedies are attributed to just being in the wrong place at the wrong time? Too many. Roy Hallums, author of Buried Alive, tells his story and points to the reason for his abduction was merely being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Hallums’ experience was so horrific that it is astounding ... Buried Alive

Catherine's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/7 Acting Balanced Mom wrote: This book is Roy Hallums’ account of his kidnapping at the hands of Iraqi insurgents and his 300 plus day psychological journey while in captivity. While his personal account is fascinating, he also includes accounts of his family members and outlines the trails and tribulations they faced while he ... Book review - Buried Alive by Roy Hallums

Acting Balanced Mom's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/7 Mandy Harter wrote: The book that I read this time was called Buried Alive, and it was by Roy Hallums. It detailed his terrifying kidnapping by terrorists in Iraq a few years back!I got this book as part of a book review blog that I am a part of, and didn't know what to think of it while waiting for it to arrive. As soon ... Buried Alive (book review!)

Mandy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/5 Jill Jones wrote: Lesley Stahl, 60 Minutes Correspondent, called this book "...vivid, absorbing and chilling." She was correct. The descriptions are vivid, the story is absorbing and the fact it is true is chilling. Roy Hallums was a contractor working in Iraq who was taken hostage and held captive for 311 days by ... Review of Roy Hallums' "Buried Alive"

Jill's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/2 Marissa Anderson wrote: Buried Alive by Roy Hallums is the story of Roy's kidnapping in Iraq and captivity for almost one year.  It's an amazing story!  Mr. Hallums recounts in amazing detail how he was kidnapped, where he was taken, how he was treated, how long he was held hostage, and his rescue by American soldiers.  ... Buried Alive by Roy Hallums

Marissa's Rating:

4 Stars