December 16, 2017

The Build by Paul Teutul, Jr. - Review

I received this book free from the publisher - all opinions are my own

Book details
Hardcover: 208 pages
Publisher: WaterBrook (November 7, 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 160142888X
ISBN-13: 978-1601428882
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.4 inches

Book description
The Build reveals the "behind the scenes" story of the popular TV reality series American Chopper for the show's millions of fans.
Author Paul Teutul, Jr., is arguably the most creative builder of custom "chopper" motorcycles in the world. His talents were revealed to millions of TV viewers worldwide on American Chopper, as well as later on a spinoff series, American Chopper Senior vs Junior. The Build gives the reader at Paul Jr.'s life behind the camera, which included volcanic conflict with his father and business mentor, Paul Sr. Using his own story of improbable success as an illustration, Paul Jr. offers insights on how anyone can find and activate often hidden talents. In a charming, often humorous way, The Build is a rallying cry to unleash God-designed creativity and live life to the fullest.

Meet the author - Paul Teutul Jr. 
PAUL TEUTUL JR was just 27 when American Chopper: Jet Bike premiered on the Discovery Channel, featuring “Paulie” and his father, Paul Sr., building a custom chopper for 2002's Laconia Bike Week. Part of Bike Weekend, the one-off special and the intrinsic family dynamics so captivated audiences that a full series following the Teutuls and their business, Orange County Choppers, soon followed in 2003. Six years of family ups and downs ensued, culminating in 2009 with Senior firing Junior, who waited out his one-year non-compete clause before establishing his own business, Paul Jr. Designs. Today, Paul Jr. Designs continues to thrive, producing custom bikes for a variety of individual and corporate clients. There have been TV commercials and personal appearances since 2012 as well, but the most important development in Paul's life occurred when his wife, Rachael, gave birth to their son Hudson Seven Teutul in February 2015.

My thoughts
I was a fan of the TV show American Chopper and liked Paul so when I got the chance to read his story I jumped on the chance. This was a good book to read if  you are a fan of the stow. It gives you a little background into his life and things that happened behind the scenes. I did learn a few new things about him and his family. It was easy to read and entertaining. 

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