Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver
Loner. Anti-social. Broken!
THESE WORDS ARE OFTEN used to describe over 40% of Americans who consider themselves introverts today. Steve Friedman’s book, In Search of Courage: An Introvert’s Struggle with Addictive Behaviors, is more than just a deeply revealing and compelling memoir. It offers a relatable story about fear and the repercussions of making poor choices in order to attempt to cope with introversion. Along his bumpy path, Friedman shares the tools which led him to overcome many challenges in his pursuit of peace, serenity and courage. In Search of Courage presents an inspiring story that shouts to the reader, “You are not alone!”
STEVE FRIEDMAN retired in 2018, ready to relax and focus on personal health and family connections. He also rejuvenated his passion for introspective writing which spawned In Search of Courage and other nonfiction projects. Friedman enjoys running, reading, and family time. Friedman met his love, Jennifer, in Houston. Together, they have raised three amazing children, Gwendolyn, Madolyn, and Noah. They delight in cruising and hanging around the house together.