Broken Child Mended Man is a raw, but compelling memoir touching on childhood neglect, years in foster care, and overcoming the odds to become a success story. Highlighting the ups and downs as a ward of the state during his formative years, Adam manages to reveal human resilience in its most authentic form. Through a life of trial and error, the author displays bountiful courage to achieve life's milestones without a role model. Broken Child Mended Man is one of this year's best surprises for readers from every walk of life. The surprisingly positive message throughout the book will help any reader establish solid footing as they seek purpose and the will to persevere through life's hardships.