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The Road to Anywhere But Here
Carol was 15-years-old when she committed her mother to a psychiatric hospital. Her father signed the papers but by that time, Carol had become the parent. He said he'd do whatever Carol thought was best. At 19-years-old, to escape the pain of her mother's decline, and the limitations of her small town, Carol traveled to San Francisco, alone, on a motorcycle. Homeless at ...more
Kindle Edition, 242 pages
Published July 12th 2016
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Did you have a difficult childhood? Hard to understand parents? Then you will love Carol Newman's raw and witty confession of what life was like with her adorable but irresponsible Scottish mother and a father whose childhood bout with Scarlet Fever makes him prone to slugging employers in the face. Despite the very real love of her parents, they discount her as a female, as do all the perverts in the neighborhood and their obliging slave daughters. Newman tells as well about the changing ...more