Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team and state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant shuts down and hundreds of families leave their town, John questions how he and his family will face an uncertain future. After reluctantly agreeing to coach cross-country, John and his wife, Amy, meet an aspiring athlete who’s pushing her limits on a journey toward discovery. Inspired by the words and prayers of a newfound friend, John becomes the least likely coach helping the least likely runner attempt the impossible in the biggest race of the year.

Award-winning author Chris Fabry brings to life the Overcomer screenplay by the Kendrick brothers (War Room, Fireproof, Courageous, Facing the Giants). The book's bonus features include a discussion guide and production and movie photos. Available in hardcover, softcover, and eBook formats.

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