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Biographical Tribute to an Intrepid Woman: My Annie Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated biography and personal memoirs book from Carlsbad, CA author Douglas Richie.

Carlsbad, CA, October 19, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published My Annie: The True to Life Story of a Liberated Woman Written by Her Husband by Douglas Richie. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the biography and personal memoirs category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

Readers will meet a remarkable woman who was abused as a child, suffered from learning disabilities, was required to repeat first grade, went through school in the same class with a younger more accomplished sister, completed a rigorous college program that produced a bachelor’s degree and registered nursing credential, endured three months of total bed rest during her fourth pregnancy so as to deliver a premature baby by emergency Caesarean, adopted two Korean orphans, worked for twenty years full time as a school nurse, initiated the purchase and continuing management of several income properties, traveled alone in the South Pacific for four months volunteering in school and public health programs, overcame a bout with cancer and shared the on site management of the motel with her husband for the last thirteen years of her active working life.

Along the way she found time to travel extensively throughout much of the world and became a part time travel agent. Her courage was exhibited throughout her life by unwillingness to accept defeat and her undying faith in her ability to succeed.

343 pages in length, My Annie: The True to Life Story of a Liberated Woman Written by Her Husband is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the biography and personal memoirs category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, My Annie meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $15.95.

Additionally, My Annie can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at

ISBN: 9781432779641

Format: 6 x 9 paperback cream

SRP: $15.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Douglas Richie is an eighty-three year old man who has been happily married for sixty-two years and has derived great satisfaction from having spent over five years in intense interaction with his wife in the preparation of this book. Their marriage is stronger today as a result of this effort. Their first twelve years were spent in Philadelphia. They moved to Long Beach, CA, in 1961 and have been living in Carlsbad, CA, for the past seven years.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.

Outskirts Press, Inc. offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.


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