The Garbage Man’s Daughter In the Garbage Man’s Daughter series, Gloria Shell Mitchell writes based on true stories about the impact of family dysfunction and divorce on the inquisitive child, Davida Kincaid, who struggles to escape impoverished living conditions in rural America, understand her mother of eighteen children, and adjust to life without her beloved father, a garbage man. Davida vividly shares how her faith and teachers throughout her school years help her to triumph over every crushing blow to her heart. •••
“Dr. Gloria brilliantly gives us an honest depiction of one family’s struggle. I couldn’t stop reading and found myself wanting more.” Sha’ Givens, Author, Playwright, Filmmaker, SEX and the Single Church Sister
“Gloria Shell Mitchell’s extraordinary ability to paint memorable word pictures bursts through in The Garbage Man’s Daughter.” Janice M. Lauderdale, author, Wealth of the Wicked: an American Tragedy of Elderly Abuse
“Gloria mixes serious subjects with such a rare sense of humor. Her descriptions are so vivid that it feels like I am watching a movie. I can see this series being used in schools. I know I would like to see them introduced to the African audience.” Victoria Wilson Darrah, author and filmmaker, Journey to Healing for the Brokenhearted
“Gritty and glorious–no other author has so uniquely captured family life in the 60s rural south like Gloria Shell Mitchell, all through the eyes of spunky nine-year-old Davida Kincaid.” Martha Tucker, book coach and author of award-winning novel, The Mayor’s Wife Wore Sapphires
“No matter race, creed, socio-economic or political bend there is a piece of every man blanketed in the fabric of this glorious book.” Yolantha Harrison-Pace, Author and Playwright, Nobody Knows the Haiti I’ve Seen Gloria Shell Mitchell, D.Min., has written several poems and plays. She is an educator with more than thirty years experience in youth ministry. Gloria, the mother of two daughters, Richette and Joy, is a native of South Carolina who lives in Southern California.