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.

Books

The Opera Singer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
I had a relationship with an opera singer. She was dingy, beautiful, and had family problems with which I tried to help her. Her intelligence, guts, and fortitude in the face of the court system, an abusive husband, from whom she was separated, and the challenge of raising children on a budget, were inspiring. She maintained her singing career at the same time.
Fruity Acres: Confessions of a Schizophrenic
Series: Above Ground. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Get off your dead ass, the author advises victims of schizophrenia. Seeing your doctor, taking your pills, and staring out the window are not enough. Do something. He skis, hunts, and fishes to get well. Forty years ago he was in a straight jacket. Today he plays in a handball league and attends theater. Work is his salvation. Life is good. Action cured him more than words.
Prayer
Series: Above Ground. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,700. 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: Above Ground. 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: Above Ground. 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: Above Ground. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and 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: Above Ground. 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: Above Ground. 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: Above Ground. 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: Above Ground. 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

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