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Above Tree Line: A Memoir

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  9 ratings  ·  4 reviews
The traumas and losses of childhood are often buried. The child grows up appearing normal, unscathed and perhaps even successful. But often what is buried comes back to attack at the very moment when life is reaching its pinnacle. This is the story of one woman’s spiral downward into physical and mental breakdown and her return to wholeness by courageously, and some would ...more
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Published April 7th 2014 by Wild Ginger Press (first published March 24th 2014)
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Judy
Jun 10, 2014 rated it liked it
A pleasant read. The author details her journey of trauma, loss, and eventual healing in the Poudre Park Canyon of Colorado.
Jennifer Louden
Jun 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
What a moving, honest, beautifully written story of a woman finding her way. This is one of those books all women can relate to, especially as we reach middle age. Highly recommended.
Bo
Aug 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
Began reading this on a trusted recommendation, but I could not get into the story. When I started skipping more than I was skimming to find something interesting, I stopped.
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Mary P. Montanye's Above Tree Line tells the story of the author's journey from an insecure little girl to a woman confident in herself and her place in the world. Most of the book focuses on her past as the author seeks to explain her unhealthy relationships, alcoholism, and difficulty in dealing with other people in a healthy, productive way. Throughout her journey, though, she is consistently seeking a wild place in which to find home and herself. She ultimately finds a way to join her yearni ...more
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