Whether his name is new to you or you’re already an avid fan of his popular blog sites, a frequent reader of his entertainment features or have enjoyed his underground independent music over the years, author Christopher Long has a fascinating story to share with readers everywhere in the pages of his new book, "C’MON! – My Story of Rock, Ruin and Revelation."
OVERVIEW Uniquely described as "The Wonder Years"-meets-"The Wall" at a Big Tent Revival, "C’MON!" offers a bold message of faith based on author Christopher Long’s lifelong connection to the entertainment world.
Long recounts his personal experiences with candor and wit – from growing up with Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt to being physically threatened by Gene Simmons of Kiss to hanging out at Donald Trump’s Mar-A-Lago estate to his ultimate life-changing spiritual awakening.
This compelling and entertaining memoir features dozens of photos as well as hilarious original illustrations by cartoonist, Wendrell Tillett, and a foreword by Jeff “Blando” Bland, guitarist for the platinum-selling rock band Slaughter and Vince Neil.
HIGHLIGHTS Author Christopher Long tells his story of faith, family and the pursuit of fame and fortune in a glitzy and often morally bankrupt industry in his typical engaging, conversational style.
"C’MON!" is a powerful personal testimony, chock-full of anecdotes and insider stories:
•ROCK: Long’s first-hand accounts of iconic figures from Brad Pitt, Gene Simmons, Donald Trump and President George H.W. Bush to riveting tales of murder, drug deals, backstage meltdowns and more!
•RUIN: Deeply personal and compelling experiences, from divorce and depression to career frustrations and addictions.
•REVELATION: An open, honest and detailed account of the 2010 spiritual awakening that led him from the world of “Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll” into the world of Christian ministry.
REVIEWS "Long has dished up something akin to the rock 'n' roll version of 'The Cross & The Switchblade'!" -Gail Worley (Rock Critic at Large / WorleyGig.com)
"This book rocks!" -Lisa Snyder (Rock Thiz Magazine)
"It really hits home." -Jeff "Blando" Bland (Guitarist for the rock band Slaughter and Vince Neil)
"Long's story may make you feel like you are looking at yourself in the mirror." -Greg Van Vorhis (GoodReads.com)
"I recommend this book to anyone thinks their life is shit and can't ever change. There is hope." -Angela Hupp (AngelsCove.blogspot.com)
"A bold testimony." -Chris Johnson (Worship Pastor / East Coast Christian Center - Merritt Island, Florida)
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