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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (354 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ruthie Bolton Narrator: C.C.H. Pounder Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In this memoir, the pseudonymous author, Ruthie Bolton, tells how she overcame tremendous obstacles to find her place in the world. Born into poverty in a rural Southern town, Bolton was abandoned by her 13-year-old mother and raised by her step-grandfather, an abusive tyrant who beat his wife to death and terrorized his children. With remarkable candor yet no trace of self-pity, Bolton describes how she used alcohol and drugs to try to escape her nightmarish existence. But her inner strength shined through, enabling her to clean up her act, finish school, begin a career, and find happiness in a new, loving family life. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Elyssa | 2/18/2014

    " This book made its rounds in my family and everyone who read the story could not forget it. The author's retelling of abuse, abandonment and redemption is powerful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Danyel | 2/4/2014

    " I enjoyed this memoir greatly. I found the language excessible but the sentence structure was sometimes very confusing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sara Davies | 1/30/2014

    " What can I say, this book was well written and terribly heart breaking. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by The Black Pearl | 1/26/2014

    " I enjoyed this book - would very much like to meet the author. My children and I lived in North Charleston for 7 months and so I was familiar wih quite a few places mentioned in the book. I pray the author has found and kept the love she so very much deserved. "

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