About the Book
Though her beginnings were no more glamorous than most, author D’Orsay Logan accomplished some amazing things throughout her life—from raising seven accomplished children to seeing the world. In D’Orsay’s Story, she tells about the events that shaped who she has become. Filled with intimate details, this memoir starts with her birth in April of 1950 and includes accounts of growing up with her brothers and sisters, being brutally assaulted at age thirteen, getting married at sixteen while still a senior in high school, becoming a jockey in her early twenties, earning a nursing degree in her forties, and overcoming an addiction to alcohol. D’Orsay also shares stories of worldwide travels, during which she learned to skydive, swam in Loch Ness, stood in front of Stonehenge, and lived in African jungles. D’Orsay narrates a wide range of experiences from her life—the good, the bad, the sad, and the exhilarating. Intriguing and inspiring, D’Orsay’s Story communicates the message that life presents opportunities to overcome hardships and anything is possible.
About the Author
D’Orsay Logan, the mother of seven children, became a registered nurse and a jockey. Throughout her life, she climbed the pyramids, galloped Arabian stallions across the Sahara Desert, skydived, flew a plane, spent a month in the African jungles living in a tent, and lived for a month in Egypt. She currently lives in Pennsylvania.