Surviving A Miracle

The Extraordinary True Story of a Daring Rescue along the Nā Pali Coast of Kaua‘i

Non-Fiction - Memoir
200 Pages
Reviewed on 06/26/2024
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Author Biography

Dr. Richard Greenberg grew up in Southern California and attended medical school at UC Davis School of Medicine, in Northern California. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center/Primary Children’s Medical Center. He completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center/The Children’s Hospital, Denver. Dr. Greenberg was an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The University of Utah Health Sciences Center. He currently works as a general pediatrician at a community clinic in the Salt Lake City area (South Summit Pediatrics). Dr. Greenberg has published several articles on pediatric subjects such as croup, asthma, sepsis, and pediatric trauma. He has presented research on several pediatric subjects at national and international medical meetings. Dr. Greenberg is also the author of THE EMERGENCY ROOM: WHEN DOES MY CHILD NEED TO GO? He is a public speaker for child care groups regarding child health issues. He enjoys running, triathlons, and baking with his children. He loves to spend time and travel with his wife Carrie and his three children Zachary, Samantha, and Marla.

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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite

Surviving A Miracle: The Extraordinary True Story of a Daring Rescue along the Nā Pali Coast of Kaua‘i is a work of non-fiction in the memoir, adventure, and inspirational writing subgenres. It is suitable for the general adult reading audience. Penned by author Richard Greenberg, MD, this fascinating true-life story recounts the harrowing tale of a family's daring rescue after being caught in a life-threatening situation along the treacherous Nā Pali Coast of Kaua‘i. As nature's forces wreak havoc, brave professionals come to their aid, ensuring their safe return to civilization. The miraculous survival of those involved is a tribute to the unwavering dedication of the people who risk their lives to save others in perilous situations.

Author Richard Greenberg has crafted a profoundly moving story that left me in awe of the ability we have to face unthinkable situations with courage and determination. The author presents a confidently penned, gripping narrative that vividly captures the intensity of the family's ordeal, immersing readers in the heart-pounding drama of their miraculous rescue. The chapter headings provide poignant insights into different facets of the story, with an ever-growing sense of tension that takes us through the event from different angles. Greenberg's heartfelt exploration of his Christian faith adds another layer of depth that is more personal and thought-provoking, offering a compelling perspective on the role of divine intervention in times of crisis. Overall, Surviving A Miracle is a work filled with spirit and will certainly be an excellent read for readers wanting to explore the profound impact of faith and diligence in overcoming life's greatest challenges.