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Author: Rev Run, Justine Simmons Narrator: Rev Run, Justine Simmons Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2008 ISBN: 9781436265478
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Despite being a hip-hop icon, an ordained minister, and a reality TV star, Rev Run?s greatest accomplishment has been raising his six children?Angela, Vanessa, JoJo, Diggy, Russy and Miley?with his wife Justine. Their journey has been captured on Run?s House, a show that celebrates ? finally ? a reality TV family that is functional instead of dysfunctional. In an age marked by shallow materialism and fragmented families, Rev Run and Justine have inspired millions of viewers by teaching old-fashioned family values applied with a hip-hop twist. In Take Back Your Family, Rev Run and Justine celebrate the role of parents and share their secrets to raising a respectful and loving family that can enjoy the good times while surviving the hard ones. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • Reverend Run and Justine take a stand for some radically counter-culturally ideas that happen to be correct. New York Post
  • No matter what your family looks like, no matter how well your kids behave, this is...a book you'll take out often. The Philadelphia Tribune
  • Written with charm, humor and candor, this inspirational read is sure to become the ideal resource for the 21st century family! Black Beat
  • In the category of family care books, this is a breath of fresh air. Sunday Citizen (Georgia)
  • [The] messages are powerful and offer a raw honesty lacking in most of today's family guidance books. Publishers Weekly

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ui | 1/11/2009

    " I bought this book only because I love "Run's House." But I must say, Rev Run has some pretty interesting advice on how to keep your family together. *sigh* if only they were members. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Nicole | 8/20/2008

    " Very good book for newlyweds, couples with kids and blended families "

About the Author

Rev Run, a.k.a. Joseph Simmons, is one of the founding members of the pioneering hip-hop group Run-DMC. His hit MTV show Run’s House aired for six seasons. Starring alongside his wife and their six children, Run became America’s favorite father and a model of family values, humor, and spirituality.