Time to Stop Pretending: A Mother's Story of Domestic Violence, Homelessness, Poverty-and Escape
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Time to Stop Pretending: A Mother's Story of Domestic Violence, Homelessness, Poverty-and Escape

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In the passion of this story resounds the brave voice of one woman who harnessed her courage and creativity to overcome seemingly insurmountable misfortunes: domestic violence, poverty, religious dependency, and homelessness. It is a dramatic story—her own account—of quitting school when she was 16 years old to get married, rearing eight children, enduring her husband’s ab...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Paul S. Eriksson (first published October 1994)
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*•.♥.•*Sabrina Rutter*•.♥.•*
This book was missing a lot of bones. I know this womans story could have went much deeper, whether she would have chosen to reflect on the abuse or leaving it all behind there is just so much missing. It was an easy fast read, and the writing was really good. Like I said though there was so much missing.
The abuse this woman's mother suffered, and then she suffered later in life caused terrible losses which were only briefly written about in this book not letting one get a real feel for the pai...more
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