By Anna J. Michener
is the poignant memoir of the 1st 16 years within the lifetime of Anna Michener, a tender lady who fought a painful conflict opposed to her abusive kinfolk. categorised "crazy woman" for far of her early life, Anna suffered actual and emotional harm by the hands of the adults who have been imagined to love and guard her. dedicated to varied psychological associations by way of her kin, at 16 Anna used to be eventually capable of get away her chaotic domestic existence and input a foster domestic. As an attempt towards restoration and self-affirmation in addition to a strong plea on behalf of different abused kids, Anna wrote this memoir whereas the adventure used to be clean and the feelings have been nonetheless uncooked and unhealed. Her tale is a strong story of survival.
"A teen's uncooked, in-your-face chronicle of occasions virtually as they have been occurring. As such, it is unforgettable. . . . Michener's tale offers voice to the millions of youngsters and teenagers trapped in 'the system,' biding their time until eventually their 18th birthdays. A candid and unstinting tell-all."—Kirkus Reviews
"Extraordinary. . . . Michener's expressive writing does justice to a subject that's sincerely very aggravating to her in my view and communicates a profoundly very important message on behalf of all abused and ignored children."—Booklist
"An very important e-book, painful to learn, yet crucial if different little ones in related events are to be saved."—Library Journal
"An blameless kid's account of sixteen years in hell and of the poor wrongs inflicted on kids who're with no rights or worrying advocates."—Choice
"[Michener] emerges as a compelling and brave suggest for kids and their welfare—she's a tender author with a unprecedented voice."Feminist book place News
"Quite easily the most effective, so much compelling, well-written autobiographies released in years. . . . keep in mind the identify. we haven't heard the final of Anna Michener."—Myree Whitfield, Melbourne Herald-Sun, disguise story