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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Shawn Woods  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

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Woods lives in a small town just west of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Shawn Woods has written a book about his life and how he overcame the verbal abuse of his mother and learning disabilities to graduate from college and became successful businessman, father, baseball coach and league board member. His biography tells his story and explains how his strong will kept him going and got him through the tough times in life. Shawn went through school with learning disabilities and graduated from high school with a 6 to 8 grade in reading and spelling level. His book is written in his own words so you can see for yourself how he struggles with expressing his thoughts. His book is available for purchase on Amazon or for download at over 600 Barns & Noble stores.


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Titles At Your Library

I Was a Mistake: Another Type of Abuse
ISBN: 150492293X

AuthorHouse. 2015

Shawn Woods writes about his life as being labeled a mistake by his mother and how she displays her resentment for him in front of family and friend besides verbally abusing him throughout his life. Even to this day, she insults, degrades, and rejects him. Shawn went through school with learning disabilities and graduated from high school with a 6 to 8 grade in reading and spelling level. His book is written in his own words so you can see for yourself how he struggles with expressing his thoughts.