Author J.T. James Releases ‘Strong at the Broken Places’

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New book shares J.T. James’ life story filled with bad choices, how important it is to be strong from within

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While he was in a federal prison, author J.T. James wonders how, in spite of his efforts to remove himself from the cycle of abject poverty throughout his childhood to a level in the corporate world that is achieved by only a few, he still ended up with a tragic circumstance and returned to a life of near destitution. To make sense of it all, he had to reflect on the life he had led. This, in turn, prompted him to write his story in “Strong at the Broken Places” (published by Xlibris).

Raised under a modern day Dickinsonian condition, James takes readers on a tour of his life from living on the streets to his continued misery and pain of combat in Vietnam. These experiences, followed by his service as a police officer, led to his multiple failed marriages. A determination to succeed by any means necessary put him on a fast track to the top of the corporate world. But the constant remembrance of all things that he wanted to forget, led him down the path to self-destruction.

“This story could easily be about anyone’s life, but this one happens to be about mine,” James says. “It could just as easily be about yours. In fact, I’m sure that you will find many references or situations in my story that you may have found yourself in from time to time. Hopefully, you made better decisions than I when faced with those situations.”

By sharing his life story, James would like readers to realize that they too could, and most likely have made bad choices in life that they regret. He tells them that they need to learn from the mistakes that they have made and in order for them to survive life’s challenges, they must be “Strong at the Broken Places.”

“Strong at the Broken Places”
By J.T. James
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 452 pages | ISBN 9781514470466
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 452 pages | ISBN 9781514470473
E-Book | 452 pages | ISBN 9781514470459
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
J.T. James grew up on the streets of New York. He is a former president of a New York corporation and currently resides in New Jersey.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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