Greg Manora’s newly released “Raising Ivy” contains an amazingly lived journey of a family and their story of faith, hope, and love

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“Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK” from Christian Faith Publishing author Greg Manora holds a poignant tale in the challenging life of a family as they walk through the hardships of slavery, poverty, and segregation in the outskirts of Alabama.

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“Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK”: a stirring narrative that explores how faith, family, education, and sport immensely changed the life of one family. “Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK” is the creation of published author Greg Manora, a retired Air Force officer, former adjunct professor at Auburn University in Montgomery, and former leader of a children’s ministry. He has loved writing ever since and is a strong advocate for faith-based early childhood education as the catalyst for long term future success.

Manora shares, “Raising Ivy is an amazing true story of faith, hope, and love that chronicles one family’s journey from the cruelty of slavery, poverty, and segregation in the fields of rural Alabama to prosperity and triumph on the football fields and in vaunted halls of the Ivy League. Raising Ivy examines the power of education, faith, family, and football to lift and transform the family from illiteracy to a fifth generation descendent becoming an Ivy League graduate and only the fifth black man to be captain of the Yale Football Team. The journey is filled with murder, intrigue, secret societies, and tales of glory on the grid iron. Raising Ivy combines simple faith-based lessons with humorous anecdotes, powerful true events, and poignant revelations that take the reader along on this the incredible journey to Yale and back.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Greg Manora’s new book is definitely a must-read story that holds a true account of a family in their journey of overcoming the struggles of life.

This novel will certainly bring a deep and emotional tale to those who read its pages.

View a synopsis of “Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Raising Ivy: FAITH, FAMILY, AND FOOTBALL ON OUR JOURNEY TO YALE AND BACK,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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