Glenn Langohr's Stunning Memoirs– of Life in Prison- In Print, Kindle and Audio Book

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Glenn Langohr, author of Roll Call, owner of lockdownpublishing.com cordially invites you to the book signing at Latitude’s in Laguna beach on or about Oct. 27. Let me know your availability and I’ll firm up the date accordingly. This isn’t just going to be a novel about the drug war, it’s going to be a revolution! rollcallthebook@gmail.com

Langohr, Glenn Thomas
ROLL CALL
BookSurge (734 pp.)
$26.99 paperback
August 9, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-4392-4608-5
Kirkus Discoveries, Nielsen Business Media
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A harrowing, down-and-dirty depiction—sometimes reminiscent of Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic—of America’s war on drugs, by former dealer and California artist Langohr.

Locked up for a decade on drug charges and immersed in both philosophical tomes and modern pulp
thrillers, Langohr penned Roll Call, a light fictionalization of his troubled life. “I went from obsessively pacing
my cell and wondering and worrying about how I was actually going to get my attorney to defend me, and how many years this sentence would bring,” writes Langohr in an afterword, “to realizing that if I find a way to write what’s in my head, I can find a way out of this hole I had put myself in!” The book’s hero is Benny “B.J.” Johnson, a kid who grows up in a troubled home. His parents are essentially good, but they fight often. Eventually, his mother escapes, departing in a “small car with over a hundred thousand miles on it and some clothes.” From there, B.J.’s descent is all but inevitable—he hangs out with the wrong crowd and starts dealing. But the author is not content to tell the story from only the protagonist’s perspective. Instead, he toggles the angle like a master director, taking in the stories of American lawmen, Mexican dealers, outlaw bikers, prison guards, pawn-shop dealers and a dude named El Diablo who says things like, “I have a master plan that I am willing to share with you.” Roll Call sometimes makes for exciting reading—
gunplay, covert operations and backhanded deals abound. The author succeeds by wisely using his experiences to fuel the narrative. A vivid, clamorous account of the war on drugs.

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Author: lockdownpublishing

lenn Langohr resides in southern California where he spends his time doing what he loves best, reading and writing. He started writing from prison on drug charges and hasn't stopped since. He is an usher at his church and loves to reach out to other prisoners to help them turn their lives around. Glenn is married to his dream girl, Sanette, who plays Annette in one of his novels. The author will gift his books FREE from the Kindle store to those who can't afford it... Glenn Langohr rollcallthebook@gmail.com lockdownpubishing.com

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