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Torn From The Inside Out

4.35 of 5 stars 4.35  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Narrative Memoir

In 1987 Sara Niles was forced to flee for her life with five small children, during a cold February thunderstorm.

"In the process of my evolution, I became a victim of domestic war, an emotional casualty for a major portion of my life, entwined, entrapped and emotionally involved, until I learned how to become free. Freedom has never been easily gained and
Paperback, 1st edition, 354 pages
Published February 18th 2004 by Impact (first published February 1st 2004)
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C.L. L. Heckman
Being a product of abuse, this book tug at many memories of mine that I choose to forget. My heart ached for Sara and her children in every scene of abuse. The author did such an amazing job writing the scenes that I felt as though I was standing right next to Sara during most of the book. Be prepared for raw emotions to come out while reading this.

There is nothing more terrifying then walking away, and I commend Sara on the courage she pulled from within to do it. I really liked how she introd
Neil Newton
“Torn from the inside out is a non-fiction account of a woman who spends thirteen years in an abusive marriage. Synthesizing an entire book down to that one sentence robs it of the true horror that this book represents.

The book follows Sara from her life as a child to her life as a battered wife. What I expected and found in this book is the horrible, repetitive, numbing nature of domestic abuse. In doing only that, Sara has done a service with her book. For those of you not familiar with domest
Elizabeth Horton-Newton
In "Torn From the Inside Out" Sara Niles takes the reader through the escalating cycles of abuse. Watching her grow from a lively and curious child to a tortured and demoralized wife and mother is a compelling if painful journey. This is not a book for the squeamish but it is a book for anyone who has been impacted or has someone in her life who has been a victim/survivor of domestic violence.
Born and raised in the rural south of the 1970's Sara's story could as easily be about a girl raised in
Katrina Knittle
Aug 19, 2014 Katrina Knittle marked it as goodreads-win  ·  review of another edition
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Angelia Herrin
This is a very touching book about one woman's struggle through the horror of domestic violence. It's about how it affected her life as well as her children's life. As a survivor of domestic violence myself I want to personally thank this author for sharing her story.
Now with that being said I also have to say that this book was a hard read for me. The Book that I read was copyrighted 2004, and I believe there may be a newer edition available, however the one that I read is a self published boo
Cindy Warner
Great book , A wiman after my own heart dont know how you manged but you did God bless you
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My writing is mission oriented and imbued with a deeper purpose because of my traumatic life experiences: I write nonfiction in order to make an appreciable dent in the effect of dysfunction upon children, families and individuals.

I was born to a prostitute who had been a victim of trauma; I in turn, was raised by wise elderly relatives whose power to protect me was lost in death. I married a ch
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Thank you, for the cost you paid for our freedom, thank you for the freedom to live in safety and pursue happiness, for freedom of speech (thus my book), and for all the freedoms that we daily take for granted.”
“To tell a tale so great as to tear the soul inside out"
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