'17 Cents and a Dream' Free on Kindle April 23-27
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 23, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --'17 Cents and a Dream: My
Incredible Journey from the U.S.S.R. to Living the American Dream' is Daniel
Milstein's gripping story about how his mother, father and brother escaped the
oppressive government of the U.S.S.R. and immigrated to the United States.
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This highly rated Kindle eBook is available FREE April 23-27 on Amazon via
this link: http://j.mp/11ytDre
17 Cents and a Dream ranked No. 1 on Amazon's list of the best-selling Kindle
eBooks in the Business and Entrepreneurship category, No. 2 in the Business
and Investing category and in the top 30 in the Biography and Memoir category
in its first weeks of being released this year. More than 68 reviewers on
Amazon have rated the book 4 ½ stars out of 5 possible including many of
Amazon's Top Ten and Top 50 Reviewers.
Mark Victor Hansen, bestselling author of 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' says
this about "17 Cents and a Dream."
"Through pure determination, fortitude and attitude, Daniel pulled out of
impossibly difficult situations. His story is true, his story is a personal
inspiration to me and I hope it will inspire you too to maximize your
potential and go for the greatest of dreams."
17 Cents and a Dream begins with a candid, gripping account of the Milstein
family's tough life in Kiev, Ukraine under the oppressive government of the
former Soviet Union. He recalls how he and his family were affected by the
1986 explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant: Daniel was ten years old,
and the disaster took place only 78 miles from their home, killing 100,000
people and spreading poisonous radiation throughout the environment.
A few years later the family, struggling against poverty, government
oppression, and anti-Semitism, made a secret plan to flee to America. After a
narrow escape, the family arrived in Ann Arbor, Michigan with no understanding
of English and few belongings.
Young Daniel had only seventeen cents in his pocket, given to him by a friend
to cover the expense of a postage stamp so that Daniel could send him a
letter. In the ensuing years, Daniel endured extreme poverty, endless hunger,
relentless bullying from his new classmates all while working long hours
mopping floors and cleaning restrooms at a McDonald's.
"None of this came easy.... In school after working my morning shift at
McDonald's, I was painfully aware that I smelled like a quarter pounder with
cheese.... I was always tired, but I was also proud that I was able to take
care of my family and to make something of myself, to honor the wishes of my
Milstein's work ethic and relentless determination fueled his success. After
graduating from college, he worked for various financial institutions and was
Milstein's courage and sheer willpower continued to drive him as he began to
build upon his success in the world of finance, working harder and longer than
anyone else, until eventually opening and growing his own multi-million-dollar
company, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group.
17 Cents and a Dream: My Incredible Journey from the USSR to Living the
American Dream is both a dramatic autobiography of a true American success
story, and a manual for anyone who dreams of becoming successful in today's
competitive world. (ASIN:B00AXCVJ6Y, 2013 Gold Star Books, 116 Pages. The
book is available FREE on Kindle April 23-27 on Amazon via this link:
To view the book trailer visit: http://youtu.be/xxyvs8TwSys
About Daniel Milstein
Daniel Milstein is founder, president and CEO of Gold Star Mortgage Financial
Group (http://www.GoldStarFinancial.com ) Milstein led the company to the Inc
500 list and one of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Gold
Star has more than 500 employees in 48 offices across the U.S. and has been
named a Top Workplace in Michigan for four years by the Detroit Free Press.
Milstein holds an honorary doctorate and BBA in business management from
Cleary University, Ann Arbor, from which he graduated with honors. He is the
author of The ABC of Sales: Lessons from a Superstar, which in March 2012 sold
10,000 copies and became the #1 sales book on Amazon.com and the thirty-first
top seller of all ebook sales. In 2012 Milstein was named to the prestigious
National Academy of Best-Selling Authors. Milstein has been interviewed by
numerous media outlets including FOX and Friends, Voice of America, WJR, CBS
TV and many others.
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Media Contact: For a review copy of 17 Cents and a Dream, or to schedule an
interview with Dan Milstein, please contact Scott Lorenz, President of
Westwind Communications Book Marketing, 734-667-2090 or
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