4 out of 4 stars
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Burn Zone by Jorge Newbery is a classic and inspiring production that is to be read at whatever stage of life that one could be experiencing .It’s not every day that we get the favor to climb the ladder and shoot from grass to grace though it happens to few individuals who have the courage to keep going. This outstanding biography brings out the tale of a young boy who at the age of seven had the zeal to pursue his career and ambition. It’s a tale of a young boy who has an extraordinary will and appetite to focus on what he thought suited him best. Despite several downfalls and challenges, he succeeded with support from his family.
The author tells of a life full of “burn zones” which he outlines as trials that need extra energy to pull through. He experiences challenges than he anticipated nevertheless he lets his reader understand that despite it all, it’s possible to succeed. Newbery joined the workforce at an early age starting as a newspaper delivery boy to an ice cream vender climbing the ladder to interviewing rock bands as a teenager. His ambition compels him to drop out of school to venture into real estate. He couples this with a career in competitive cycling. It’s at this point that he clearly outlines ‘Burn Zone” as a tough period in sports which eliminates the best from the better.
The authors’ burn zone occurred at a point in life when he lost ownership of property, he was face-lifting. He explains his struggles against city authorities that machinated a scheme to take over his property despite his efforts to renovate it. The property had been destroyed as a result of a natural disaster. It is far from the dull and monotonous narration of life and accounts of years that contributed to the rich experience of Mr. Newbery.
I like the fact that the author's story is a real tale of life rather than fiction. It conspicuously highlights the author's independent ways in solving societal matters which people can borrow a leaf from, preferably those working in environments that treat them as insignificant or rather peripheral. The pictures accompanying the story gives it more weight and authenticity.
Actually, there isn’t much I disliked from the book itself. Only loathed the part where authorities in this book mistreat innocent people as the author puts it. The media fraternity help the authorities in pulling down the authors ambition which leaves the reader in bad taste and dislike of them.
Every beautifully written story has an underdog waiting to rise again from the ashes. This production is energizing, motivating and so it’s a rare treasure that calls for all the appreciation. The review from the team of specialist and the book cover lured me to securing and reading the full version and here I am revitalized and happy to handle my “burn zones”.
I am awarding this book 4 out of 4 star rating for the motivational and inspirational concept it puts a cross that is suitable to everybody in day today life. It’s a professionally edited book that is enticing and easy to follow. No errors were noticed along the way that could have taken away points or beauty from the story.
I highly recommend this book to readers across the board especially the youth that are handling day to day life challenges the examples of marginalization and discouraged to a point of feeling like all is lost. It’s a book that gives life a new meaning that where there is the will and focus it can never amount to nothing for a reward is inevitable. If read by many, I firmly believe it’s a life changer for many and could help make the world a better place for all of us.
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