Della Raye: A Girl Who Grew Up in Hell and Emerged Whole by Gary Penley, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Della Raye: A Girl Who Grew Up in Hell and Emerged Whole

Della Raye: A Girl Who Grew Up in Hell and Emerged Whole

by Gary Penley
     
 

The inspiring story of one woman's struggle to maintain her dignity and strength while confined to a mental institution in the Depression-era South. Eventually, she educated herself, married, raised a family, and managed her own business.

Overview

The inspiring story of one woman's struggle to maintain her dignity and strength while confined to a mental institution in the Depression-era South. Eventually, she educated herself, married, raised a family, and managed her own business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565549449
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/31/2002
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Gary Penley grew up in rural Colorado. Following his service in the military, he earned his B.S. and M.S. in geology from Weber State University and the University of Kansas, respectively. Penley worked as a petroleum geologist for more than thirty years, which included searching for oil in the Gulf of Mexico. He is a member of Toastmasters International and Pikes Peak Writers. He is the author of Pelican's Della Raye: A Girl Who Grew Up in Hell and Emerged Whole, Jubal, and Rivers of Wind: A Western Boyhood Remembered. Penley lives in Divide, Colorado.

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