New Memoir Documents a True Story of Rags to Riches

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Jack Watson’s ‘Homer’s Son’ chronicles life in the Depression, absentee father.

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No matter what adversities you face you will succeed if you never, ever give up.

Jack Watson’s new memoir “Homer’s Son: An Unusual Life” (published by iUniverse) is both a narrative and an instruction manual to overcoming life’s obstacles and creating a multimillion dollar career.

Narrated with grit and good humor, “Homer’s Son” is a true rags-to-riches life story. Readers will enjoy Watson’s journey from an orphanage to his granny’s four-room shack on an Oregon farm, up the corporate ladder, to a lucrative invention and successful company.

An excerpt from “Homer’s Son”:

“After the sale of NEWFLO, I basked briefly in the euphoria of the moment, reveled in the limelight of my fifteen minutes of fame, and received congratulations and kudos. However, there was something wrong – something was missing. I wished Homer could have been here to see my success and my worth as his son who he had abandoned. In reality, however, I had abandoned him.”

“No matter what adversities you face,” Watson reminds readers, “you will succeed if you never, ever give up.”

Homer’s Son
By Jack Watson
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 384 pages | ISBN 9781462042159
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 384 pages | ISBN 9781462042135
E-Book | 384 pages | ISBN 9781462042142
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Jack Watson was born in an Oklahoma coal mining town, saved from adoption and raised by his grandmother. He graduated Oregon State College in 1950 with a bachelor’s degree in industrial administration. In 2002, he was inducted into the OSC Engineering Hall of Fame. He lives in Montecito, Calif.

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