My Ship Has Sails
"My Ship Has Sails "continues the story of Margie Mack's life that began in "Through the Woods. "Now living in Chicago with a mother and a loving stepfather she hardly knows, Margie makes the sometimes difficult transition from country to city girl. Set against the ambitious times of the 1960s, "My Ship Has Sails" recounts Margie's journey from childhood through adolescence living in Chicago. There she traverses the waves of youth, discovers boys, gets caught up in the British Invasion, and struggles as one of the few children of divorce in her new school, and, like all America, reels from the shock and sadness from the loss of their beloved president, John F. Kennedy. Through it all, her stepfather Marty is there-a supportive, loving presence who fills the void left when she moves away from her grandmother Cleo. When Margie's biological father reenters her life, it's Marty who helps her deal with the harrowing emotions she experiences, guiding her towards forgiveness and understanding. Filled with life, laughter, and the bittersweet challenges of adolescence, "My Ship Has Sails" chronicles a new and exciting period in Margie Mack's life, as a young girl who takes her first bold steps towards adulthood.
- Paperback | 170 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 312.98g
- 18 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Margie Mack
Margie Mack has been authentically referred to as an ""amazing life"" writer. Her writing appears in various national publications as well as the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series. Mack is the winner of the Sunset Films screen writing contest and has appeared on the Wordslinger's radio show in Chicago. "My Ship Has Sails "is the second in her four-part memoirs, a series begun in "Through the Woods." Mack lives in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, with her husband of forty-five years. They have four sons and four grandchildren.