Pain and Gain-The Untold True Story

Pain and Gain-The Untold True Story

by Marc Schiller

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ISBN-13: 9780615740065
Publisher: Star Of Hope Inc
Publication date: 01/25/2013
Pages: 326
Sales rank: 666,106
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Marc received a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a MBA from Benedictine University. Marc has had a long and diversified career both as a professional and entrepreneur. His professional career has spanned the U.S. as well as internationally. On an entrepreneurial level, Marc Schiller has launched several successful businesses including two accounting practices both in Miami and Houston, a delicatessen in Miami and an options and stock trading company.

Marc Schiller currently works as an accounting and tax resolution specialist for a national tax resolution company.

'Pain and Gain - The Untold Story' is Marc Schiller's first literary publication.

A fictionalized version of Marc Schiller, Victor Krenshaw played by Tony Tony Shaloub, will be featured in the new Paramount and Michael Bay movie Pain and Gain.

Marc has appeared and featured on ABC's 20/20, CBS's 48 HRS, The Miami New Times, London Sun, Las Vegas Examiner and The Miami Herald.

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Pain and Gain - The Untold True Story 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great Book!!!! I couldn't put it down!!!!! The Suspense!! I had to find out the end. Good Job Marc!
AHR More than 1 year ago
When the author decided to tell the world about his captivity and torture, who new this be so captivating. I am personally so busy in my life that reading a book is not on the top of my priority list  The moment I down loaded this book and started to read it I could not put it down. I found myself reading in the morning when I awoke and  before retiring at night. The book became my priority.  With each passing chapter I was more obsessed to read the next. As sorry as I am that the author went through this ordeal, I am just as happy that  he shared this story with me.
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ReadersFavorite More than 1 year ago
Reviewed by Natasha Jackson for Readers' Favorite Pain and Gain is the true story of Marc Schiller, a successful Florida business man who, one day in 1994, found his life spiraling out of control and hanging by a thread. The story starts out with a brief outline of Schiller’s life prior to coming to America and you see that for the most part, he had lived the so-called American Dream. But life in Miami proved to be more of a nightmare for Schiller. Pain and Gain – The Untold Story, or rather the events that almost ended the life of Schiller, began as these things tend to do, with a favor. Hiring the wrong person turned the life of this businessman and fraudster into a living hell and Marc Schiller invites us along for the thrilling, if terrifying, ride. The story Marc Schiller tells is a fascinating one, combining different elements of human emotions such as greed and envy with pride. It’s not difficult to see how Marc, Jorge, and Lugo ended up on this collision course of destruction. Even though the story itself was intriguing, I found the writing itself somewhat stilted, whether because it is a true story or because the author was attempting to rewrite history. What made Pain and Gain – The Untold True Story so interesting was the fact that the victim was not an unassuming stand-up citizen. We learn that Schiller had his own criminal history that resulted in a guilty plea to Medicare fraud. Despite his own wrongdoings, one cannot deny the fortitude of someone to not only survive a murder attempt, but to turn the tables and work with the police to track down his would-be murderers and seek justice. There are things that could have been better with the story, but the story itself was too compelling and unbelievable to focus much on anything else.
JohnBonner More than 1 year ago
Speechless This book left me speechless. Marc Schiller is an amazing man and when you read the book you will know how and why he survived.  In the book he states that if this book helps just one individual, then his mission is accomplished. He has succeeded, after everything  he has been thru he continues to help and forgive. For sure a must read