Troy Lewis

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Troy Lewis is the author of the book Gas Money.

Troy and his book, Gas Money, have been featured on C-SPAN Book TV, Steve Adubato's One-on-One PBS TV program, radio, various newspapers and a review in The Huffington Post. In addition, Gas Money has received a positive review and coverage in Publishers Weekly.

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Since the launch of his Gas Money book, Troy has had numerous public appearances and speaking engagements. He is a dynamic speaker who shares his inspirational stories with schools, libraries, fund-raisers and book clubs.

Troy was born and raised in the tiny town of Saluda,
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Troy Lewis Go with your gut! Don't listen to the voices in your head telling you that you can't do it. Put your heart into it and push forward with whatever your…moreGo with your gut! Don't listen to the voices in your head telling you that you can't do it. Put your heart into it and push forward with whatever your story may be. Surround yourself with people that will provide constructive feedback. Anything that you create make sure it looks great and last, but not least, find a great editor!(less)
Troy Lewis Gas Money is a collection of events that shaped my life coupled with a love of storytelling. The impetus for recording them came from passing along a…moreGas Money is a collection of events that shaped my life coupled with a love of storytelling. The impetus for recording them came from passing along a story to my mom and she responded with, "That would be a good story, you should write it down." I paid her no mind. The next day, I repeated the same story to my co-worker, Molly. She said, "If you write a story nearly as well as you tell one, you should write a book!" So that was how my book started! (less)
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In the 5th grade, my Grandma Latimore, my 4th grade sister, Bridgette, and I took a ride with my Grandpop Latimore from Virginia to Pennsylvania. It was the scariest ride of my life. Grandpop was an alcoholic who hid his drunkenness well. We were 29 miles into our trip when it became evident that he was in no shape to drive 300 miles. Grandma cried, begging him to turn around while he cursed he... Read more of this blog post »
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This is the memoir of Troy Lewis growing up in the 1960's in Virginia to a very young Mother and Father. He starts off as a six year old black boy in the South and continues (the story) into his fifties. His life at times wa..." Read more of this review »
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"I found this memoir thought provoking and an intriguing glimpse back into the history of the 1960s. The author came across as likeable and relatable. I enjoyed the positive tone of the narrative, even as the author was telling not so happy tales...." Read more of this review »
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"By chance...last fall I googled an old military mentor and found him on LinkedIn promoting his book-Gas Money. I was elated! I have to say....at the beginning I knew I was going to love it but didn't know whether it would translate to people who d..." Read more of this review »
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