Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) August 10, 2015
Author Jeryl F. Hodge has always had a passion for writing and throughout her life she has never let go of this passion. In “Save the Pages for Future Generations” (published by Xlibris) the author uses her writing skills to create a nostalgic and immersive read on her family history and many experiences in life.
“Save the Pages for Future Generations” is about wonderful, often-forgotten experiences in the Virgin Islands that the author has written down on paper since she retired. She also recounts her childhood memories. It follows her diagnosis with breast cancer and how she has dealt with it throughout the years. This book is dedicated to the author’s mother who died at a young age.
The author’s main intent for writing this book is that so everyone could read it and encourage others to write their stories as they live them. Her great hope is that this book will help young people as well as future generations to know where they came from and who they are. This book is a gift for every family.
“Save the Pages for Future Generations”
By Jeryl F. Hodge
Hardcover | 6x9 in | 180 pages | ISBN 9781503579279
Softcover | 6x9 in | 180 pages | ISBN 9781503579286
E-Book | 180 pages | ISBN 9781503579262
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Jeryl F. Hodge is a native of Saint Thomas. She grew up in Saint Thomas with her parents and in Tortola with her grandparents and aunts. Hodge is a graduate of Charlotte Amalie High School. She now lives in Port St. Lucie, Florida. She had worked at Vitelco, which is now Innovative Telephone Company, for 38 years. She is best recognized for singing locally in the eleven-o’clock choir at Christ Church Methodist. She is the wife of Irvine Hodge Sr. and a mother of two children, Irvine Jr. and Devin. Hodge takes a great deal of pride in recognizing the role of her late parents, Esmie and Charles Frazer, during the course of her life. In 2011, Hodge was diagnosed with breast cancer when she was 57 years old. She learned to manage her therapy throughout her life. Hodge now loves to read, write and collect information on the early history of the US Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. Her interest was to write a book about her family history as it was in her homeland.
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