Poulsbo woman becomes an author at 89
August 17, 2012 · Updated 12:09 PM
POULSBO — Shirley M. Odle’s autobiography, “Show Me the Way to Go Home,” has been published by Inspiring Voices, a service of Guideposts.
The book is available for purchase in paperback or Kindle form through Amazon.com.
It’s Odle’s debut as an author; she is 89.
“Show Me the Way to Go Home” traces her family from the 1920s to present day with interesting and funny stories about the Depression, her childhood in the Seattle area, school and college, meeting her husband, Glen, World War II, the birth of three daughters, and her move to Poulsbo in 1959. She also writes of her involvement in Christ Memorial Church, now Gateway Fellowship, where she is still a member.
For the last 51/2 years, Odle has resided at Crista Shores Retirement Community in Silverdale. She had a book-signing event Aug. 10 at Crista Shores.