Rudy author shares Christian life, family history in new book

RUDY, Ark. — This week marks the nationwide release of “A Brush With Death,” an absorbing new book by author Mark Gentry.

In “A Brush With Death,” 12-year-old Gentry spends a summer with his grandparents where he learns about his rich family heritage. He did not know he had an appointment with destiny that would change his life and inspire him to write his family history. Dive inside the pages of this captivating book and see for yourself what Gentry has discovered from his long family history.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Gentry is a pastor and former English professor with a background in youth work and law enforcement. He is a musician and singer who speaks Spanish fluently and loves to write. Gentry lives on a ranch in Arkansas with his inspirational wife, Kim. They have five children and nine grandchildren.

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