The Meanest Man in Texas is an amazing true story that shows no matter how low in life a person gets, God will help if He is asked. Thousands of people, including many prison inmates, have found hope and inspiration in the pages of this book. The movie adaptation of this story is due to be available in 2019.
By Don Umphrey
Audience: Anyone seeking a true story of God's grace.
Info: After murdering two people at age 17, Clyde Thompson's killing streak continued in prison. Adding two escape attempts to his record, Texas prison officials gave him the "Meanest Man" moniker and put him in solitary confinement. Without hope, he finally reached up for help. Later, he corresponded with a woman on the outside who was a prisoner of her handicap, and an unusual love story began to unfold.
284-page trade paperback plus 8 photo pages - Retail price $14.95
By Don Umphrey
Audience: Movie Fans and those interested in "behind the scenes" perspectives.
Info: The original Meanest Man in Texas book plus two new chapters, "This Movie was 39 Years in the Making" by Don Umphrey and "Director Justin Ward Shares His Vision." Also, 32 color photo pages of movie scenes and photos of the producers and actors with their observations of their roles. Also, eight pages of black and white photos from the original edition.
312-page trade paperback plus 40 photo pages Retail Price $16.95
Audience: Movie fans
Info: This feature film was shot in Hollywood and has won numerous film festival awards. These include Best Picture at the International Christian Festival, five best actor awards for title star Mateus Ward, and three best screenplay awards for director Justin Ward and book author Don Umphrey. The movie will be available throughout the U.S. in 2019.
Size: 24" by 36" on glossy paper and suitable for framing.