Best-Selling Author releases new book “Ex-Felon Survival Guide”

Nationwide ( — Best selling author Dr. Tracy Andrus has released another book entitled Ex-Felon Survival Guide, which is destined to become another best-seller. Dr. Andrus shares his life experiences with readers regarding what it has taken for him to remain free for the last 19 years. This book offers some of the best advice ever for ex-felons being released from prisons throughout the United States.

Dr. Andrus’ story is one of the most inspirational stories ever recorded in the United States by an ex-felon. He was sentenced to 57 years in prison for check kiting and felony theft in 1989 and served three years in prison. After his release in 1994, Andrus entered college and earned his associates, bachelors, masters and became the first African American in the United States to earn a PhD degree in Juvenile Justice.

He graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 2005, and today Dr. Andrus is Director of Criminal Justice at an HBCU in Texas and Pastor of Edwards Chapel B. C. in Marshall, TX.

Dr. Andrus is also author of Beneath the Skin of Black Folks, How Black Folks In America Really Feel, Why Are So Many Black Folks in Jail, and a Macro Analysis of Poverty and African American Incarceration. All of his books are available on

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