‘You Had to Be There’ Shares One Man’s Journey From Personal Destitution to Unlikely Success

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Author Gene Gorman embarks on new marketing campaign to promote his memoir.

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“You Had to Be There” provides a true account of how an average man overcame personal failure to achieve unlikely success.

From the jungles of Vietnam, to divorce courts, mental wards and alcoholic detox units of Virginia, to the showrooms of Chrysler, to corporate boardrooms of America, “You Had to Be There: A Memoir” (published by Archway Publishing) shares the humorous and often tragic life story of author Gene Gorman. Gorman is launching a marketing campaign to expand the book’s reach.

In his memoir, Gorman narrates how he overcame a host of struggles, including addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder and mental illness, before becoming one of the most successful sales and management consultants and used car dealership owners in the country. From his birth in Brooklyn, New York, in 1946, to meeting his lifesaving mentor, he offers details of his financial success journey based on how he followed the simple principles of fairness and faith in God.

“I want my readers to take away a feeling that there is hope for themselves or their loved ones that unbelievable success is available to anyone who is willing to follow my footsteps on this tremendous journey of happiness,” says Gorman.

“You Had to Be There” provides a true account of how an average man overcame personal failure to achieve unlikely success.

“You Had to Be There”
By Gene Gorman
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 260 pages | ISBN 9781480811133
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 260 pages | ISBN 9781480811119
E-Book | 260 pages | ISBN 9781480811126
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Gene Gorman has been a sales and management trainer and consultant for some of the largest corporations in America including AT&T, General Motors and Cox Broadcasting, before becoming one of the largest independent auto dealers in the country. He currently resides in Punta Gorda. More information is available at http://www.genegormansbooks.com.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.
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