Maricopans have newly published author in their midst


PublishAmerica recently announced the release of Leamon (Bud) C. Ryan’s autobiography “Time Capsule,” which provides memories from Ryan’s youth to present time.

“My autobiography is written from the heart, revealing my innermost feelings,” said Ryan. “I wish to share my autobiography with heartfelt convictions; a dim light brightened by the sunshine of my soul.”
Ryan was born in 1932 in a log cabin with an earthen floor, deep in the hills of Kentucky. Today he writes, not only for himself, but to enrich the lives of others.

”Time Capsule” is the story of events in Ryan’s life as he grew up a country boy during the Depression Era.

A former commander of Maricopa VFW Post 12043, having served in Korea from 1950 to 1954 as a naval petty officer on the USS Eldorado, Ryan was last year’s Arizona state Buddy Poppy contest display winner. He has been writing poetry for years, and PublishAmerica released his book of poetry, “The Sum of Autumn,” in May 2010.

“It has been an extreme pleasure to work with this talented and dedicated author,” said PublishAmerica Public Relations Director Shawn Street.”

“As a small boy I have vivid memories of the poverty suffered in my native Appalachia, which, in reality, still exists today,” Ryan said. “I trust the purchase of my book will give you insight into my life as it unfolds, seen through the eyes of a small boy.”

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