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It was an interesting story of a woman trying to find her belonging in the world. She grew up without a father and eventually would try and seek him out. The ending of that journey, however, is quite an unexpected one. Like I said, the story is interesting but I believe the format and style of the book significantly reduced the impact that the book had on me. The chapters are extremely short, which often makes it seem like the story is a little choppy. On a personal note, I would have enjoyed th...more
Really amazing book that touched my heart. It was so well written and kept my interest from beginning to end. I highly recommend this book to anyone struggling with acceptance by their parents and by God, especially for any young women who did not have a father figure growing up. --reubenandesthersmommy
On 2/21/60 I accepted Jesus as my Savior and have experienced the "abundant life" He spoke about with many amazing experiences. I am blessed with one child, 9 grand-children and 4 great-grandchildren and a wonderful husband of 37 years. A career in real estate with my husband has occupied a large part of our marriage, but we are now both retired and very active in our church and with hobbies. Ther...moreMore about Maria Martinez...