Don Bendell

Don Bendell

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With a Masters degree in Leadership from Grand Canyon University, 4-time Amazon best-selling western and military author Don Bendell has written 30 books with over 3,000,000 copies in print worldwide. He is a former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret) captain, and 100% disabled Vietnam veteran. Don is also a widely-read and controversial editorialist and has appeared on Fox News and many national radio shows, newspapers, and blogs and speaks all over the country. Though now retired from teaching, Don is a Grandmaster Instructor in 4 different martial arts and black sash instructor in Muay Thai kickboxing and 1995 inductee into the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame. His wife, social psychologist Dr. Janet Bendell, and Don co-wrote a best-selling self-help book, which is also part memoir for Don entitled REAL MEN ARE COWBOYS & Women Love Them. In 2011, he was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for Tracks of Hope… a Modern Day Western. In the past, Don wrote, produced, directed, and co-starred in a successful low budget action/adventure feature film, The Instructor, 1984: Shapiro Entertainment Corporation/Vestron, Hollywood, CA. It was sold and shown in 164 countries worldwide in 1984.


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Praise for Don Bendell

Don Bendell is one of those writers who has been there and back, and who writes with total authority about the world he knows best. Genuine, basic, honest writing that makes a good read and is accessible and fun.

Asa Baber, Military editor, Playboy magazine



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Best-Selling Author
Over 3 Million Books in Print

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