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Jane Rowan is a New England poet and writer. After teaching science for three decades in a private college, she retired to pursue the creative life. Her new memoir, The River of Forgetting: A Memoir of Healing from Sexual Abuse, has been called “brave and inspirational” by Ellen Bass. Jane has published numerous articles and the self-help booklet Caring for the Child Within—A Manual for Grownups, available through her website and through Amazon (Kindle). An excerpt from The River of Forgetting appeared in Women Reinvented: True Stories of Empowerment and Change.

Visit Jane at www.janerowan.com and find out more about her memoir at www.riverofforgetting.com .



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The River of Forgetting: A ...
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Word Savvy: Use the Right Word Every Time, All the Time
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