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Escape to Anywhere Else

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Ivey Jane Doede is about to turn eighteen and is trying to leave home. She lives with her younger brother, Louie, and parents in Kansas with nothing but miles of cornfields in every direction. Ivey's mom is abusive and her father is an alcoholic. Family life gets worse after a religious cult comes into the neighboring town, offering salvation. Escape to Anywhere Else ...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published March 25th 2014 by Regent Press
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Aug 27, 2015 Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin rated it really liked it
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OH. MY. LORD. I had no idea this book was going to be like this, it is so disturbingly good.

Ivey and her younger brother Louie live with their parents on a farm out in the middle of nowhere. I'm amazed the bus actually makes it out there to pick them up the way they describe it. Talking about descriptions, the front of the book is beautiful with this creepy dilapidated old house and the back of the book shows the inside dining area which is just as rustic and
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I'm not much of a reader, but I couldn't put this one down. It's very visual, the characters are interesting and compelling. Even though I'm not a young teenage girl, I very much could relate to their wild ordeal. Powerful stuff.
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Robert Rippberger has been telling stories since a very young age. At sixteen, he wrote and directed a feature film that premiered in Boulder, Colorado to sellout audiences. He has since made over three dozen short films, music videos, and documentaries that have reached millions of viewers worldwide. Robert received the Dan Eldon Activist Award in 2012 and the Eisner Prize from the University of ...more
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