Xlibris Releases A True Story of How One Man Lived Life Pushing The Limit

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A candid memoir of an AIDS survivor and a Marine, an honest look into the world of disillusion and hallucination await readers as author bravely tells his life journey in new book

Boldly trekking back to a daunting past, author Gary J. Mello shares to readers his story of struggle, confusion, solitude, and ultimate acceptance in his newly released novel. Made available through Xlibris, Pushing The Limit: Try Anything For One More Day chronicles how he once thrived to live everyday fighting HIV/AIDS.

He was a great kid who attended a Catholic school. But as a youth, his drinking and taking drugs took the better of him. Today, the author admits that his downfall was definitely the drugs, drinking, and total anarchist behavior. As he entered the U.S. Marine Corps, he was introduced to a new world, one where he is expected to defend his country no matter what. However, in his service, he not only had to deal with making other people understand why he had juvenile felonies, he also had to endure abusive officers who emotionally and physically beat him. What he thought was already a life of hell turned into something more nightmarish. In the next eighteen years, he would deal with the horrors of HIV/AIDS.

“I give you all fair warning; this story is mine. There are many like it, but this one is mine. I am my best friend. It is my life. I am an AIDS survivor and a Marine. I must master my rifle. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my rifle is useless; without my rifle, I am useless. I must shoot straighter than my enemy who is trying to kill me,” the author shares.

An honest and often provocative journal of one man’s unconventional life journey, Pushing The Limit: Try Anything For One More Day is written for adults, drug addicts, and HIV/AIDS victims. Through the author’s memory, readers will be taken to world of the bizarre and unknown, where victory is only made possible through faith and courage. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to http://www.Xlibris.com.

Pushing The Limit * by Gary J. Mello
Try Anything For One More Day
Publication Date: December 14, 2010
Trade Paperback; $23.99; 435 pages; 978-1-4568-3329-9
Trade Hardback; $34.99; 435 pages; 978-1-4568-3330-5
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4568-3331-2

Members of the media who wish to review this book may request a complimentary paperback copy by contacting the publisher at (888) 795-4274 x. 7879. To purchase copies of the book for resale, please fax Xlibris at (610) 915-0294 or call (888) 795-4274 x. 7879.

For more information on self-publishing or marketing with Xlibris, visit http://www.Xlibris.com. To receive a free publishing guide, please call (888) 795-4274.

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