Virginia Bell Dabney
Pen Name: None
Born: 1919 in Chicago, Illinois
Deceased: 1997 in Millboro, Va
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.
- 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
Release Date: 1990-03-24
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