America, a Redemption Story [Book Review] #Memoir #Inspirational

America, a Redemption Story shares formative events of Tim Scott’s life, inspirational stories of his mentors and heroes, and his hopes for America.

America, a Redemption Story: Choosing Hope, Creating Unity by Tim Scott

America a Redemption Story by Tim Scott (cover) Image: a head shot of Tim Scott's profile against an American flag background

Genre/Categories/Setting: Nonfiction, Memoir, South Carolina, Washington DC, U.S. Government, “Own Voices”

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My Summary of America, a Redemption Story:

Senator Tim Scott shares formative events of his life, inspirational stories from his mentors and heroes, and his hopes for America.

My Thoughts:

What I Loved:

  • Honest and reflective
  • Inspirational
  • Hopeful and positive
  • Value-centered, man of faith
  • “Own Voices”
  • Open-minded
  • Message of redemption and hope
  • Moral leadership
  • A man of integrity
  • Love of country
  • Audio format narrated by the author

Today we live in a world that thrives on creating narratives of division. but my childhood and my life have not been defined by my blackness. The vast majority of my life has been defined by family, friends, and mentors who loved me. The majority of my life has been defined by my acceptance of the love of Jesus and the way I chose to view the world…namely, through the twin lenses of hope and redemption.

Tim Scott, America, a Redemption Story

Recommending America, a Redemption Story

Like Michele Obama’s book, I think readers from both political parties will appreciate this compelling and heartfelt “own voices” memoir. I recommend the audio format narrated by the author. America, a Redemption story is for readers who appreciate poignant and transparent memoirs, for Patriots, for persons of faith, and for book clubs.

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My Rating:  5  Stars

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Meet the Author of America, a Redemption Story, Tim Scott

Author of America, a Redemption Story, Tim Scott

TIM SCOTT is a successful small businessman and US senator from South Carolina. Having grown up in a poor single-parent household, he has made it his mission to positively affect the lives of a billion people through a message of hope and opportunity. He is the first African American to be elected to both the US House and US Senate since Reconstruction, and he currently serves on the Senate Committee on Finance; the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs; and the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.


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  1. I don’t read many political books or politicians’ memoirs, but I’m eager to read this one because I LOVE Tim Scott! His story is so inspiring and It’s great to see genuinely good people in Washington.

    • I think you’ll enjoy the memoir Kendra! It’s mostly personal and not political. He exudes optimism and hope and integrity.

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