Rent My Name is STILL Maysel
Mother and daughter: finally together again after 17 years. My Name is Still Maysel continues the true story of Lela Pittsenbarger and her stolen five-year old daughter Maysel. It continues the overwhelming saga following their miraculous reunion. This fascinating story picks up with Maysel and her husband Wannie, now called Bob, raising their eight children in a small berg in West Virginia. She is a wildly protective mother of her children as well as the neighborhood youngins, prompting her to her stand up to the town's biggest bully and repeat her mantra from her childhood, "Oh, by the way. . . my name is STILL Maysel . . . Mrs. McCarty to you." Johnny McCarty's storytelling draws you into the lives of his mother and father, Maysel and Bob, and allows you to experience their joys and heartbreaks as their children grow up around them. Maysel remains a strong personality and even when her 16 year-old-daughter wants to get married, she says, "No. That's just the way it is. You'll have to accept it. My name is still Maysel and I said no." But children somehow manage to get what they want, and their daughter, Sue, gets married at home. This epic story bears out Maysel's faith in God and the imparting of this faith to her children. Share in the hopes and dreams of Lela, then Maysel and Bob and their children as they rise up from poverty in this small West Virginia community. Fasten your seat belts, you're about to go on another literary ride.
J.R. McCarty, Inc.Pages: