When Zach was young, he was condemned to hell.
Filled with sadness and anger, he desperately searched for salvation in the world around him, only to find himself trapped time and time again in the very abyss he was trying to escape.
After years littered with forgotten nights, stormy relationships, public infamy, mysterious ailments, and suicidal thoughts, Zach's dark and treacherous path to redemption hit a dead end.
And that was when the real journey began.
A Plain Black Shirt is a gut-wrenchingly honest tour through the depths of psychological strife that candidly frames the struggle for acceptance we all inevitably face during our lives. Using an unwaveringly objective conversational tone as a guide, Zach narrates his lengthy road to deliverance and rewards his readers with practical wisdom that resolutely shines light on their own paths to salvation. Those who try on A Plain Black Shirt will surely come away more compassionate, determined human beings.
Reader praise for A Plain Black Shirt:
"Good speaks to those who have never given validity to their personal pain, those who are ashamed of their inner turmoil because of the fa ade they present to the world. He inspires his readers to accept themselves where they are, and to believe that out of this acceptance can come personal growth."
"I hope others take the opportunity to read this, and realize that no matter how dark things may get, there is always a way out of the darkness and back to the light."
"In his memoir, Zach narrated his life, his struggles, and human psychological behavior in a very unique way. His writing style is vibrant and very powerful."
"As someone who would consider themselves only an occasional reader, this book kept me engaged with well written, concise, and thoughtful chapters. The author does a great job of enveloping you with his emotions through each of the challenging experiences he describes, while maintaining a sense of recognition for those he affected and lessons learned. I would recommend this for the most casual to the most avid readers. "
"A Plain Black Shirt is written so that it can reach various types of people in any number of ways. ... If you are reading this review and are depressed but don't know why, I recommend this book."
"Once I started reading, I couldn't stop until I reached the end. ... With so many of us struggling with our own issues, A Plain Black Shirt can be a helpful and thought-provoking read for all."