‘Forgetful’ Professor Struggles With Dementia in Compelling New Novel

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Author Nick Mann explores the impact of Alzheimer's in his award-winning new book.

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"We are thrilled to announce the release of this award-winning book that is not only a fascinating read, but raises an important health issue." - Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency

An organizational consultant and part-time college professor, Dr. Ben Parks is afraid he is losing his memory and may be suffering from early dementia. He is embarrassed at unexpected times in both his professional life and in his uncertain relationship with his wife Addie.

Ben is blessed with a hob-knobbing career working with corporate and government movers and shakers as they wrestle with complex strategies. But as multiple family members around him are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Ben wonders what’s in store for him.

Reviewer Karen Lyon of Capitol Hill Rag writes, “'Forgetful,' a new novel by local author Nick Mann, follows Ben Parks through several years of his life as he confronts the unthinkable, while still maintaining a busy professional schedule and dealing with increasing tensions at home. As he relives incidents in his past that have led him to where he is today, he struggles with the ambiguity of his situation and the fears that threaten to overwhelm him. Will he find the courage to deal with whatever the future holds? Can he draw on the wisdom that guides his thought-provoking seminars to forge a new path for himself? Whatever the outcome (and you won’t learn it here!), one thing is certain: spending time with the complex and very human Dr. Parks is an absolute pleasure from start to finish. First-time novelist Nick Mann has worked as an organization development practitioner and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia.”

This very special book won a Beverly Hills Book Award for African American Fiction.

“We are thrilled to announce the release of this award-winning book that is not only a fascinating read, but raises an important health issue,” said Robert Fletcher, CEO of Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency.

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About the Author: Since 1976, Nick Mann has worked as an organization development practitioner. His prior career included serving as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army in the late 1960s, and managing in a manpower and social services program in the early 1970s. His Ph.D. was earned at Howard University in human communication studies. The author lives in Washington, D.C., and this is his first novel.

FORGETFUL (ISBN: 978-1-62516-857-3) is now available for $17.95 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
http://sbprabooks.com/NickMann or at Amazon.com or Barnesandnoble.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder(at)sbpra(dot)net.

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