Author Terry Frost Tells How One Man Rose Up and Became a Hero

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“Bucking Trends” tells a fictional account based on an inspiring true story

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There was something special about Cannon Hill and the northwest Arkansas area in general. Though the communities were quite small, the area was home to several billionaires and their families. It is in this neighborhood where a poor boy named Rudy Trend would grow up and become a hero. Readers can follow his intriguing story as it unfolds in Bucking Trends, a novel by Terry Frost.

Before he became a person beloved by his fellow Americans and considered by millions to be a hero, he was just Rudy Trend. Rudy was born in 1954 and was raised by his widowed mother. The Trends struggled, living a meager life in a community of billionaires. At the age of 16, he became best friends with a boy named Evan Wilson, who was the only son of the Director of Operations for a retail giant. The friendship that bonded two teenage boys existing in a world of the have’s and have not’s, set in motion, the most improbable future for Rudy.

Filled with fevered anticipation, emotion, humor, and tragedy, Bucking Trends is an epic tale of political satire and unwavering patriotism. As readers immerse in this engrossing book, they can follow the events that lead a young boy to evolve into one of the most influential and powerful men of a modern day America.

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About the Author
Terry Frost is a retired C.E.O. of a specialty services corporation. The first chapter of Bucking Trends is a factual account of his life. Only the names of the community and characters are fiction. Bucking Trends is Frost’s first novel. He lives in Midwest City, Okla. with his two best friends, his wife Kimberly and Beamer, his miniature Schnauzer.

BUCKING TRENDS * by Terry Frost
Publication Date: May 9, 2012
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 253 pages; 978-1-4691-2738-5
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 253 pages; 978-1-4691-2739-2
Ebook; $3.99; 978-1-4691-2740-8

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