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Donato Alfredano

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Donato Alfredano has a diverse background which includes music and education. He has a Masters Degree in public administration but he considers life experience a much stronger qualifier. As a writer, a musician, and a dreamer, Don believes that having an open heart, an open mind, and being able to seek out the best in others is invaluable. His books provide examples of unadulterated humanity, from despair to joy, from heartache to triumph. His first book, "Be Strong, Be Tough, Be Smart," tells the story of raising his son who was diagnosed with autism at three years old and went on to become a Scientist who works with NASA.

The focus of his second book “Real Men Wear Beige” is to shatter common misconceptions about prison and the criminal j
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Donato Alfredano I am inspired by life experiences, which is why most of what I write is non-fiction. I like to draw upon the extremes. Why? Because the best and worst…moreI am inspired by life experiences, which is why most of what I write is non-fiction. I like to draw upon the extremes. Why? Because the best and worst experiences in life are also the most remarkable and intriguing. Sometimes even experiences that seem unremarkable and flat at first glance, can blossom into something special when you least expect it. Be inspired by life. Our lives are sometimes a lot more thought-provoking and fascinating than we think.(less)
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Finally Released: Real Men Wear Beige

Hey there,

Am I excited? You bet! I just wanted to share my excitement over the release of my new book Real Men Wear Beige "One man's jailhouse journey through the chaotic realm of concrete and steel"|28524234].

Our Goodreads Giveaway kicked off today and I just put together a new website: www.rmwbeige.com I hope you'll take look!

First reviews are looking great. I loved reading this comm... Read more of this blog post »
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