Free Man Walking, by Andy Nieman, documents the spiritual, emotional, and physical change of a once broken and hopeless man. During his downward spiral, Nieman was a drug abuser, chronic alcoholic, homeless person eating out of garbage bins, someone suffering from sexual abuse, and an addict surviving on skid row for over ten years — all with the threat of suicide lingering over him. His memoir tells the story of how he was able to turn his life around by earning a college degree and becoming an Officer of the Legislative Assembly as well as a pastor, poet, husband, and father. This book gives readers a first-hand look behind prison walls and takes them through the mind of someone suffering from experiences most cannot even fathom. It’s a story of finding religion and a new, more fulfilling life away from alcoholism and abuse. However, it’s not just a success story as it encourages others suffering from similar events to follow the steps Nieman took to become inspired enough to become a Free Man Walking as well. Andy Nieman is 18 years clean and sober as of February, 2012. After cleaning up his life, he earned a degree in Social Work and now runs his own counseling business. Nieman is a member of the White River Fist Nation in the Yukon Territory, Canada and a pastor for United Pentecostal Church International.
Free Man Walking is available in softcover (ISBN 978-1-62137-166-3) and eBook (ISBN 978-1-62137-167-0) from Virtualbookworm.com, Amazon.com, and Barnesandnoble.com. This book can also be ordered from most bookstores around the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. More information can be found at the author’s website, Niemanbooks.com.