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Remarkable Odyssey of Rural Educator, Farm Boy Published by Outskirts Press


Outskirts Press announces the latest highly anticipated educatorís autobiography book from Columbus, OH, author Dale Joseph Blackwell, as told to Linda Omohundro.

Columbus, OH, January 10, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Outskirts Press, Inc. has published Farm Boy: Conditions and Incidents in the Early Life of a South Central Missouri Country Lad by Dale Joseph Blackwell, as told to Linda Omohundro. The author's most recent book to date is a 6 x 9 paperback in the educator’s autobiography category and is available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The webpage at www.outskirtspress.com/farmlad was launched simultaneously with the book's publication.

This is a book of fascinating insights into the rural realities shaping a man who spent his life as a teacher. Readers will gain insights into the causes of success in someone who taught for nearly five decades, starting in a one-room rural school and ending as a professor at Northwest Missouri State, Central Missouri State, Franklin University (Columbus, OH) and The Ohio State University.

142 pages in length, Farm Boy: Conditions and Incidents in the Early Life of a South Central Missouri Country Lad is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the educator’s autobiography category. With U.S. wholesale distribution through Ingram and Baker & Taylor, and pervasive online availability through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and elsewhere, Farm Boy: meets consumer demand through both retail and library markets with a suggested retail price of $14.95.

Additionally, Farm Boy: 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 www.outskirtspress.com/bookstore.

ISBN: 9781432776824 Format: 6 x 9 paperback white SRP: $14.95

For more information or to contact the author, visit www.outskirtspress.com/farmlad.

About the author:

After growing up on a farm and graduating from a Missouri high school, Dr. Dale Blackwell received a B.S. degree from Missouri State University, an M.A. (Accounting), an M.Ed. (Administration) and an Ed.D. from the University of Missouri. After teaching forty-five years in all types of schools, he “retired,” spending two more decades as a real estate agent. He and his “remarkable” Rheva, described in the final chapter of the book, were married seventy-three years. Their one and only child, Dr. Roger Blackwell, followed in his parents’ footsteps as a professor and business person.

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 www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press represents the future of book publishing, today.

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