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Some Not So Ordinary Legacies: Unfinished Business Published by Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated biography from Kansas City, MO, author Margie Melvin Long.

Kansas City, MO, December 26, 2011 --( Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Unfinished Business: Stories of Amazing Ordinary People by Margie Melvin Long. The author's most recent book to date is a 5.5 x 8.5 paperback in the biography 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.

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, legacy is “something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past.” The author believes that all of us have a legacy we leave behind when we complete our earthly journey. Some will leave behind children they have raised to carry on a family’s brand. Others will be remembered for their life’s work, whatever form that may take. While still others leave behind the impressions they’ve made on the people they have encountered.

She also believes each of us is sent here with a purpose. Often that purpose is not revealed to us here on this earth plane, but it’s her belief that ultimately we will know why we were here. It’s one of life’s great mysteries.

The people in this book are ordinary people who lived among us for one year to thirty-nine years. They are not celebrities or otherwise well-known to the world. But as readers will learn, each and every one of them has a legacy they’ve left behind, and each unfortunately left unfinished business. They most certainly would have done more had their time on earth been longer, but readers will be amazed at how many lives have been impacted by this handful of ordinary people.

These stories are told from the perspectives of those who lost a loved one.

393 pages in length, Unfinished Business: Stories of Amazing Ordinary People is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the biography category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Unfinished Business meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $18.95.

Additionally, Unfinished Business 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: 9781432779184

Format: 5.5 x 8.5 paperback white

SRP: $18.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit

About the author:

Born in Nuremburg, Germany while her father was in the Army, Margie was raised in Kansas City, Kansas, following her father’s retirement. She grew up with five brothers and attended Catholic schools for twelve years. Margie now lives in the Kansas City area with her husband. She has two stepdaughters, a granddaughter and a grandson, as well as a beloved Shorkie, Rascal.

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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