The Dues Card

The Dues Card

by donna lee bowring


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Cody Ryan agrees to meet with her brother Jerry, whom she has not seen nor spoken with for more than twenty years. Illness, family secrets, and desertion tore their young lives apart. She makes the difficult trip home with the hope that she can come to terms with the past and put painful memories to rest.
The Dues Card is a story of loss and betrayal, but also one of bravery and acceptance. Cody begins the narrative when she is twelve-years-old, determined to overcome the heartbreak that ensues as her family breaks apart.
Readers will follow Cody's efforts to rebuild her life as she grows from child to adult. She must accept that the world is often unfair and creating a life she can value rests on her shoulders.
Open The Dues Card and meet Cody Ryan. She's funny, resourceful and wise beyond her years. Follow her journey as she struggles to mend her broken life and create a brighter future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781505860740
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/03/2015
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Donna Bowring is a widow who lives in Goodyear, Arizona. She is a retired Graphic Artist who has been a typesetter/designer and owned and operated a small graphics shop. She retired from Arizona State University where she worked as the Production Manager in Student Publications. She earned her BA in English from ASU, attending classes part time while working on campus. In her spare time she reads, gardens and continues to write. She has published short stories in Inkslingers Anthology, issues 2012, 2013 and 2014. She has also published in Canyon Voices, Arizona State University's digital anthology, issues 2012 and 2014. She has published poetry online in Whispers in the Wind. The Dues Card is her first novel.

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