Deborah Edick Bumpus Crafts Experience-filled Story

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New book ‘She Danced Alone’ portrays one woman’s journey undergoing life’s diversity

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A story of a woman’s need to succeed in life whilst facing the hurricane of conflicts and problems gusted her way

Having lived life in its miasma of frailties and foibles, Deborah Edick Bumpus shares her outlook and experiences through her riveting new book “She Danced Alone” (published by Xlibris). It explores one woman’s life of being a teacher, mother and lover over a time span of 40 years.

In this striking novel, readers follow the fiery and hungry-for-life Susan as she goes about her misdeeds, adventures, travels and ponderings. Exuding the 60’s experience, it exposes issues such as drug abuse, death, weapons in school and other controversial matters that have echoed back into today’s society. It vividly depicts a life of teaching inner city students, facing a trial with a seven-day duration, and parenting an always-at-risk son. In this book, Bumpus expresses the inability to ever love anyone, not even herself; unfolding the inner turmoil felt by such a prison.

Heartfelt, provocative and moving, “She Danced Alone” is a story of a woman’s need to succeed in life whilst facing the hurricane of conflicts and problems gusted her way.

“She Danced Alone”
By Deborah Edick Bumpus
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 54 pages | ISBN 9781499012897
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 54 pages | ISBN 9781499012903
E-Book | 54 pages | ISBN 9781499012880
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Deborah Edick Bumpus has received degrees from Potsdam State, Syracuse University, and Nazareth College. She has been a teacher of all levels for 35 years. She has traveled to Costa Rica, China, Shanghai, Beijing and the Caribbean. Bumpus is a single parent, an avid reader, and a lover of Broadway. She is currently residing in Canandaigua, N.Y.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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