THE UGLY ONE IN THE MIDDLE

by

ALEX STAN CAMPBELL


WHAT READERS SAID

From hardscrabble rural poverty and corpses in the living room to Nashville's bright lights and boozy nights (and mornings, and afternoons), this madcap true account of one mans quest for love, identity and gainful employment as a radio DJ has it all: hijinks, heartbreak, and hilarity.

Annie Wilder -Author
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Everyone has a story.  Everyone is a song.  But few people ever take the time to write it down.  Alex Stan Campbell shares his life - a myriad of harsh realities - violence, violation, and victory with such vulnerable honesty that it pulls the reader into a place of instant empathy.  For any person who has ever struggled with the mystery of heritage through adoption, the effects of innocence stolen too young, and the darkness of addiction, you will identify...and maybe cry.  But it will be good.  It will be cathartic and healing.  And you will laugh, realizing that along with darkness and regret, there is hope when love shines in.  The Ugly One in the Middle is a beautiful journey that carries you to a new destination, if you are brave enough to go.
Devon O'Day, Radio Host-Author-Hit Songwriter

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I laughed and I cried my way through the book, a fascinating story that had to be told!
Jim - Police Officer

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You write in such an engaging style.  I laughed at your humor, I delighted when you found success, I cried when you messed up.

Anne Nestman - Teacher

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Events and locations are written to the best of my recollection. Some names have been changed, and some dialog is paraphrased based upon my best memories of the events, the individuals, and their respective language choices.