Speaking Frankly

Monday, May 16, 2016
Clyde Riley with Doron Levin
Speaking Frankly

A Southern Boy’s Journey from Slaughterhouse to Creation of the World’s Top Hot Dog Brand


The author, Clyde Riley, moved to Howell, MI, full time in the late 1980s as he was slowly making his way to eventual retirement in 1994 from a 50-year career in the meatpacking industry, working his way from the slaughterhouse to the Chief Executive Office. This is an inspiring story of a poor farm boy from Alabama who worked hard in every aspect of his life. He rose through the ranks to become the President of Hygrade Food Products. Clyde left this life peacefully in the summer of 2015. It was my privilege to know him in his golden years. I miss his smile and enthusiasm.

Check our catalog for this book.


Kathleen Z., Administration

Return to Blog


Follow Us on Twitter