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“The Biggest Short Guy,” An Amazon Best-Selling Book is Free For One More Day (06/10/2016)

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“The Biggest Short Guy” by James Beran
“The Biggest Short Guy” by James Beran

Best Seller Publishing announces the release of James Beran’s new book, “The Biggest Short Guy: The Amazing Untold Story of Walter Beran, The CPA Who Changed LA.” It will be available for free download in the Amazon Kindle Store for one more day on June 6th. 

Walter Beran was a man who arguably shaped the soul of Los Angeles more than any contemporary from the 1970s-1990s. To accomplish this as a city official, philanthropist or entertainer would not be surprising. To accomplish this as an accountant is almost unbelievable. 

His story reads like a movie trailer action packed with drama, tragedy, survival and a love story for the ages. 

Orphaned as an infant when his father murdered his Uncle, he found himself picking cotton as a child during the depression to survive. Walter eventually became a war hero and survivor when he went down with the ship when it was torpedoed by a German U Boat. He would go on to help lead Los Angeles in its business and civic institution working tirelessly to open those institutions to minorities and women. 

Advisor to mailroom boys and Presidents he still found time to write incredible love letters for 22 years every night he was away from his wife. 

Do you want to lead a joyous life and contribute to a great society? Those answers can be found through his life story.

“The Biggest Short Guy” by James Beran will be free and available for download on Amazon for 1 more day (06/10/2016) at:

“The Biggest Short Guy” has a 4.6-star rating on Here’s what some people are saying:

“Walter Beran is the kind of one who enormously impacts the specific ways of life. This individual fulfills alongside obscure different people in no way, shape or form professionally accomplished which profit from his or her liberality furthermore sustaining. The whole world will be a superior spot in regards to having educated like him. Exactly it will be to awesome discover the sort qualities this individual showed. This is certainly perfect to follow and highly recommended.” – Jack T.

“Jim Beran has shown us the difference between a life that was famous and a life that was SIGNIFICANT. I bought this book to read this summer but after reading the forward ended up staying up late to get into it. A well written account of another of the greatest generation that us wonder about the next.” – Stew Parks

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Best Seller Publishing is a Los Angeles Publishing Company dedicated to helping business owners and entrepreneurs become “the hunted” with their best-selling books.

About The Author:
James P. Beran is the youngest son of Walter F. Beran. Born in 1953 in San Antonio Texas, he is a graduate of UCLA. In his younger days he worked in politics, serving as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Lt. Governor of California and in various positions in the Reagan/Bush administration. He is a serial entrepreneur involved in a range of businesses and projects. He is also a cancer survivor. He wrote the book because not only was his father his hero, “he was the greatest man he ever knew,” which is no small statement. As his father would say “It is someone who should be looked over and not overlooked”. He is currently finishing up a screen play about Washington DC. Frank A. Paul is a pen name used by Mr. Beran.

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