George Wright was a foundling. Left at the door of a Texas farmhouse near the end of the Depression. He ran away from his foster home when he was nine-years-old. Mr. Wright was a hobo, farm and ranch hand, a woodsman and a hunter. He has also worked as a lumberjack, and a railroad section hand. He entered the military, where he rose to the rank of Colonel. In addition he has been a newspaper publisher, electrician and a minister. He holds bachelors degrees in History and Theology and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
The Runaway is a riveting, rapidly moving autobiographical novel of a young boy, left on a doorstep who runs away from the only home he'd ever known at age 9 to avoid becoming a ward of the state. Follow "Little George" as he confronts and conquers one incredible challenge after another in the process of becoming a major man. Included as a bonus in this volume is a Flyswatter!
"Grief stricken, physically ill, despondent, the old man sold all his possessions to take one last hike in the wilderness. The trek, full of danger and excitement, turned out to be the start of a new life--and an unforgettable adventure."