INDIANAPOLIS, IN (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Life Press, the newest publishing division of Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, has just signed Rupert Boneham from the CBS TV show Survivor to a book contract with co-writer Lester Thomas Shane. “Rupert: Just Being Me” will be released in September 2006 with an initial print run of 100,000 books. This book, by Rupert Boneham as told to Lester Thomas Shane will guide you through the life-changing experiences that led Rupert to his success on Survivor: Pearl Islands as well as his huge following of fans during Survivor: All Stars.

“Rupert has wanted to write his book since returning from Survivor: Pearl Islands,” notes Richard White, Publisher at Sams Technical Publishing. “Our mutual interest in Rupert’s Kids started us talking and now we are on our way to a fabulous book!”

*(Photo Caption: Rupert Boneham signs publishing agreement with Life Press.)

Rupert tells his story from his time as a child in rural Indiana to his experience on the CBS TV show, Survivor. His experiences shaped his character and made him who he is today. From his first experience with a snake to his success in working with troubled youth via Rupert’s Kids, Lester Thomas Shane tells the life story of Rupert Boneham as it was told to him.

Rupert has led a life of ups-and-downs and all of those life-changing experiences play into his character. Rupert tells-all in his book and “what you see is what you get” with this celebrity. Nothing is held back!

More information can be found at www.rupertsbook.com!

Rupert will be making public appearances at bookstores, as well as on TV and radio to promote the release of Rupert: Just Being Me. Be sure to reserve your time slot for a book signing at your store! Rupert will also be appearing at BEA in May in the Cardinal Publisher’s Group booth. Details on his BEA appearance are forthcoming.

Sams Technical Publishing, LLC, formerly a part of the Howard W. Sams Company, has a long history of publishing, dating back to 1946, with books covering a myriad of topics. Sams Technical Publishing continues to publish Photofact Repair Schematics, the publications on which the company was founded. Sams Technical Publishing, LLC is based in Indianapolis, Indiana and is part of the AGS Capital, LLC group of companies.

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