Purcell Station: A Novel
Purcell Station: A Novel


It is the summer of l952 and the Cold War in on. When a family crisis sends twelve-year-old Garrett Gentry to spend the summer in Purcell Station, Indiana, he has no idea what he is going to find. Clinging to the last year of his boyhood, Garrett discovers his family legacy in a town that is rich, not in material wealth, but in character and characters. Then one day in the basement of Slinker’s General Store he stumbles onto something he wasn’t supposed to see. That’s when he realizes Purcell Station has some secrets to share.
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About Dale Glenn

Dale Glenn was born in Knox County, Indiana, where his family roots go back to the 1880’s, and where this novel takes place. The son of educators, he grew up in a number of small Indiana towns much like Purcell Station. A graduate of Indiana University, he began his career as an English teacher at Speedway High School in Indianapolis. Later he became assistant principal and basketball coach at Huntingburg High School in southern Indiana. Read more


Excerpt from the Book

We were running fast, past the smoke and factories of the city, into the open countryside. Read more

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ISBN: 9781457519680
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