Lily was raised in the forties and fifties when you just didnat tellayet there are still naive young women who keep secret the shame they believe theyave brought on themselves rather than let someone know they are being abused, and they often allow that abuse to lead them into other situations they canat escape. In this heart-wrenching novel, Lilyas life is spilled onto the pages in such a way the reader experiences the world through her eyes. Instead of merely watching her sins, they walk through life with her on feet of clay so that when the story comes full circle, the reader is brought to tearsanot by a happily-ever-after ending but by a promise that tomorrow is another day and that the past does not have to define the future.Washing my face, then repainting it with sixyearold samples left over from Mamaa#39;s makeup parties, I walk past Jimmy, who jerks ... I return to the apartment, stretch out on the bed and stare at the ceiling, aching with hurt... yet so hard inside I cana#39;t cry. ... Shea#39;s perfect, beautiful, an undeserved gift from God, with the head full of hair Aunt Sophie had predicted, and with ... David sits in the rocker in his rockabilly clothes cuddling twoweeksold Hannah on one knee and Troy on the other, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Blind Man’s Laughter|
|Author||:||Cooper Lee Collins|
|Publisher||:||AuthorHouse - 2015-05-18|