PHENIE'S WORLD is a fictional story based upon the life of the author's paternal grandmother, Pheby Caroline Holmes Cobb. Created around researched historical facts, this chronicle of Phenie's life gifts the reader with true stories of train robberies, murder, courageous tales of a family's journey by covered wagon from Arkansas to Indian Territory in 1903, to a widow's struggle to survive and support her family during the dust bowl and Great Depression. Her saga, spanning the years 1885-1960, is personalized throughout with journal entries, and brings to life all the violence, hunger, friendship, courage, and family solidarity that characterized Phenie's times.