A Life Less Ordinary a Memoir in Short Stories: A Life Less Ordinary Reeshma Thrones

ISBN: 9781413487213

Published: October 1st 2005

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156 pages


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A Life Less Ordinary a Memoir in Short Stories: A Life Less Ordinary  by  Reeshma Thrones

A Life Less Ordinary a Memoir in Short Stories: A Life Less Ordinary by Reeshma Thrones
October 1st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 156 pages | ISBN: 9781413487213 | 4.25 Mb

A Life Less Ordinary, the debut novel by writer, Reeshma Thrones, is a loosely based memoir broken into short stories. Cast The First Stone is the authors account of her early childhood, growing up in North Philadelphia, in a close knitMoreA Life Less Ordinary, the debut novel by writer, Reeshma Thrones, is a loosely based memoir broken into short stories.

Cast The First Stone is the authors account of her early childhood, growing up in North Philadelphia, in a close knit neighborhood, under a harsh backdrop of alcoholism, violence, crime, and poverty which still managed to flourish.

A Life Less Ordinary is the authors account of her adolescence, growing up in the Olney/Logan section of Philadelphia where idyllic friendships and childhood dreams are created. Aspartame Famine is the authors personal struggle during adolescence with bulimia. Despite, the normalcy she subsequently lives, in the eyes of her family and others, she silently battles with the life threatening disorder, until her behavior can no longer remain undetected and she is forced to seek help.

Nothing Is More Expensive Than Regret explores the desperate plight of Anya, a battered mother of three, in her final attempt to flee her common law husband, after he spirals into a jealous rage and mutilates her. The Prophecy of Redemption is the tragic story of Zahra, a young woman, seeking affirmation from God, after being betrayed by her family. The Harbored Tongue, is the narrative of Great Grandma Ant, a former slave, who serves as a midwife of a different kind to other slaves. Priorities details the degradation of life, through the experience of a pregnant addict.



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