the Latest Highly-Anticipated Autobiography Book from Author Michael Kennon.
Memoirs of a Runaway: A Story of Hope Based on a True Story Written by Michael Kennon, which is the author’s most recent book to date. The 5.5 x 8.5 Paperback
in the Autobiography category is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble for a
suggested retail price of $10.95.Not too long ago I heard
her say, "I never met a drug I didn't like." Even if she lives through everything that she's doing to herself and
her loved ones, what will her consequences be in the end? I heard that this same young lady has been running away from home,
having sex with multiple partners, has been into very heavy drugs and other criminal activities. Since her parents, police
and court systems have done the best they could to intervene, they will now have to sit idly by and just hope for the best.
She was so sweet, so young, so innocent. How did this happen? She's only thirteen. I wish I couldn't relate... but I can.
Kennon is the CEO and President of Kennon Transport, LLC, a successful trucking business he runs with his wife, Sue. Before owning his own company, Mike was a
runaway and was virtually homeless for most of his childhood and young adulthood. To survive on the
road, Mike drove trucks, sold encyclopedias, hustled pool, was a baker, ski instructor, sous chef
and drug dealer--just to name a few. Drugs and other dependencies took over Mike's life to the
point that he could not accept help when it was offered, nor could he stop running away from a past that haunted
him. While now blessed with what he has achieved in his life and in his personal and family relationships,
things were much different at one time. "Memoirs of a Runaway: A Story of Hope" is a tale of survival and spirituality. Isolation and reconnection. Most
of all, it is a hand reaching out to those who travel down the same troubled path; a story of hope.
Click on the 'Buy Now' button below to purchase an autographed paperback thru PayPal. Only $10 includes shipping!
the audio book for only $5.00!!
(Click on the 'Buy Now' button to purchase--instructions
will follow. Good for 30 days)
Get the ebook for only $5.00!!
on the 'Buy Now' button to purchase--instructions will follow. Good for 30 days)
directly off the Internet now for
how you can publish and sell your own audio books !!
I read a staggering statistic that said one in seven children between the ages of 10 and 17 will
run away. 'Memoirs of a Runaway' is a story based on the life of a young man who ran away at a very early age but overcame
the odds. Memoirs is an inspiring tale about hope and survival. (I should know... I lived it !!)
"I loved it...It
HELD my interest! The ending and nearing the end of the book was especially great. I think your book will inspire many kids/adults
that are runaways or having rough times in their own lives." --Janice Lansel
"I'm almost done with the book. I've gotten to the last
chapter now and i don't want it to end ! I just really like this book and the character so much. And I read a lot of books
!" --Sandra Ruemker
"Wow! You certainly have quite a story to share. You have been through so much. Where some people might
have given up you persevered and have done so much. Your work demonstrates strong writing with a nice flow; your narrative
voice is fantastic. You really have done a nice job discussing this subject. Your book is nicely put together; books like
yours provide insight for many. I liked the way you chose to set up your text. It hooked me right from the start...the baseball
story is truly amazing." --Jennifer Rush
Excerpts from book...
When I reached San
Diego, a bunch of bikers pulled up in front of me. I went up to them, unafraid of any danger that might
be lurking. As I approached them, one of the bikers said, “Hey kid! Don’t
you know it is dangerous to hitchhike out here?”
“Ah, man. I’m glad you’re here to protect me then,” I replied.
I began to think I was going to finally die when the bikers looked at each other and started laughing.
“Where are you going?” the biker
“No clue,” I answered.
“Well, jump on. We’ve been there
several times, and we’ll sure take you right to it,” he responded.
I jumped on a bike driven by the gang’s smallest biker. If
I had to end up fighting someone, I wanted him to be the one. After driving for a while, we stopped to
stretch our feet. One of the bikers asked me if I had ridden before, and I told him that I had ridden dirt
bikes and bikes on ice in Crystal Lake. They gave me an old 67 Triumph Bonneville to ride, and we toured
around for quite a bit. After a while, they had somewhere to go which clearly did not include me, but they
told me to keep the bike and drove off. I drove around Orange County toward the beach. It
occurred to me that the bike was probably hot and not registered, and I became nervous. I rode the bike
for one last time along the beach, parked it, and walked away.
Click here for a 'Memoirs' Photo Album
<--Mike at 19
Blogs and a Printable Runaway Resource Guide Below
(For older blogs click
on the dates to right)