Christopher G. Bremicker

Biography

Special Forces medic, 1968 to 1970, stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC; BA in English and MBA from University of Minnesota and course work in business education at University of Wisconsin-Superior; fisherman, grouse hunter, downhill skier, handball player; customer service at Walgreen's, hometown: Cable, Wisconsin.

Series

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Novels, in story form, and plays about family, friends, the outdoors, work, theater and an illness take the reader on a journey of personal growth. We don't grow alone.

Books

Dual Diagnosed
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile
A manual for recovery from alcoholism and schizophrenia. I described the causes of my mental illness, the alcoholism that potentiated it, and my return to health. Action healed me as much as words. An idyllic childhood turned to an adulthood of Hell. The fault was a gene in my chromosomes, not anything i did, as initially I believed. A.A. quelled my urges to drink.
The Living End
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Essay » Author profile
How life looked after I was out of the abyss. People took off their gloves and treated me roughly. I had to remember where I came from, where I was going, and how I got here. I was the product of hundreds of medical people, handball games, skiing, fishing, and duck hunting trips, books, A.A., family, and friends.
Prayer
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,570. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Stories that were prayers in the disguise of essays. They included country clubs, sailboats, airplanes, literature, and tuning my skis. I knew both sides of life, from men's clubs to psych wards. After a while, they became indistinguishable. Somewhere along the way, life became, "What the Hell?" This was a chronicle of going from Purgatory to Heaven on earth.
Love in All the Right Places
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,360. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
A description of love, physical and emotional. I described people I loved, such as relatives, close friends, and old flames. I included a wedding, a terrorist attack on a fast food restaurant, and a bash for high school classmates who turned seventy. There is a lengthy description of old flames.
At the Cabin and Other Novellas
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,750. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From a boyhood of flying in my father's airplane, summers at a cabin in northern Minnesota, to Special Forces basic training, this book covers a wide range of recollections. A fictionalized account of my father's death on a hunting trip, a small church's influence on my life, and an idyllic childhood of friends and family are part of these novels to be read in one sitting.
The Two-Timer
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships  » Men's sexuality
I developed a love interest in two women who didn't know each other. One was eccentric, from a poor background. The other was a rich girl who came on hard times. Both were feminists, mercurial, and difficult to handle. One was untamed. The other had three husbands. Their allure equaled their poverty. Both were artists, who knew themselves well. I had my hands full.
Out There: Outrageous Stories, Idylls, and Play Reviews
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,250. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
From the laxative effects of diet green tea, a church luncheon, to a play about the Irish Civil War, this book pulls no punches. From creative nonfiction, like coats I owned but could not afford, science fiction, like time travel to the origin of the universe, and fiction, like a bus date where a sober couple relapse, this book is outlandish. Three stories about race are food for thought.
Consecutive Nights and Other Stories
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
Taverns, hunting, fishing, downhill skiing, and each other made our lives bearable in northern Wisconsin. We tended bar, waited tables, pounded nails, or cleaned other people's houses to "keep the wolf away from the door." Life was rich as we gossiped and looked out for each other. When someone was in trouble, we gathered around them.
Hi-Rise
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A novel of intrigue and drama in public housing. Characters abounded, as Shannon, a new resident, threw lavish parties and became popular. The treasurer and secretary of the resident council got jealous. They refused to sign the checks to pay for the parties. Shannon fought back with her Irish temper. They won the battle. Shannon rose again then died of a massive heart attack.
A Novella and Twenty-Seven Stories
Series: Bought the T-shirt. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,060. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Fiction » Adventure » General
A novella about a death while duck hunting and stories about a high stakes golf game, a love affair with a car, a death by drowning, a dating service with no second dates, a road trip gone badly, an extreme skier, a parachuting injury, fishing on the Mississippi River, the world's greatest handball player, my romantic escapades, and others, are inspiring, humorous, and heart-breaking

Christopher G. Bremicker's tag cloud

addiction    adventure    adventure 1970s    alcoholism    autobiography    birth    boyhood adventure    death    drama    general    health    humor    intrigue    life    love    love adult    memoir    outdoors    outdoorsmen    recovery    romance    schizophrenia    sex    sports    spritual    theater