A Unique Lyrical Ride Awaits Readers in ‘No Apologies Given’

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New book is a collection of provocative and meaningful poems to amuse and inspire everyone

Xlibris, the print-on-demand self-publishing services provider, announced today the release of No Apologies Given. Authored by Michael Purcell, this book will take readers on a wittingly delightful poetic journey and adventure.

An outcome of a work of about fifteen years, No Apologies Given is a compilation of innovative poetry that attempts to make commentaries on society as the poet saw it. Inspired by his upbringing and the adventures and work he did these poems are provocative, which will make readers think and will drive them to inspire, to call to action, and to spread the seeds of love. There are poems in this collection that touch on social ills, family, different feelings, various experiences, personal opinions, and so much more. This anthology is an honest portrayal of what’s inside the poet’s heart and mind.

Thought provoking, brave, and inspiring, No Apologies Given is one interesting poetic read everyone will surely enjoy. It is available in trade paperback, trade hardback, and Ebook formats. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to Xlibris.com.

About the Author
Michael Purcell is a native of upstate New York from the village of Valatie in the Town of Kinderhook, birthplace of the eighth president, Martin Van Buren. While serving in the Air Force from 1982 to 1988, he earned a BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona in Tucson. His work experience has included working on construction for 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics, working on oil rig platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and campaigning for non-profit environmental groups as a canvasser and canvass director for sixteen years. He currently lives in Albany, New York, close to his mother and family. He considers his greatest accomplishments to include a six-thousand-mile bicycle trip across the U.S. and western Canada when he was twenty, running seven marathons including one in East Berlin about three weeks before the Wall fell, his sixteen years of dedicated work for the environment and serving six years in the U.S. military.

No Apologies Given * by Michael Purcell
Publication Date: April 29, 2011
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 87 pages; 978-1-4628-6412-6
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 87 pages; 978-1-4628-6413-3
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4628-6414-0

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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