Virginia Bell Dabney

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General Information

Name: Virginia Bell Dabney

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1919 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: 1997 in Millboro, Va

Illinois Connection

Virginia was born in Chicago, but as an infant taken to a farm in Virginia where she lived with her mother and sisters while her father stayed in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Published when she was more than seventy years old, Virginia Bell Dabney's book is a memoir of her childhood on a Virginia farm. Once There Was a Farm reveals a rural world dominated by the author's mother, Alice, a strong woman who lived apart from her husband and nurtured three daughters through all manner of hardships.

Published Works

  • Once There Was A Farm, Random House Publishing, 1990

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Once There Was a Farm: A Country Childhood Remembered

ISBN: 039458211X
Release Date: 1990-03-24

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External Links

Virginia Bell Dabney on WorldCat

Virginia Bell Dabney on Amazon


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