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- DescriptionConfusion and misery consumes Shana Barlow on a daily basis. Youthful naivete' and loneliness, in addition to the precarious marriage of her parents precipitates the atrocious exploitation she endures for several years. No longer able to cope with the psychological turmoil that is caused by her ordeal, she reveals her secret to her mother. Her mother's surprising reaction causes her to regret her revelation, as well as question her self worth. Trials of the Heart is the coming of age story of Shana Barlow. In this fiction vel, we get a glimpse of the painful affects that child-on-child molestation causes. It also deals with the all-too-common neglectful responses of adults. All too often the topic of sexual molestation is swept under the rug and young children are made to feel ashamed for being victimized. Not discussing it, does t take away the fact that it has happened. In order for the victims to fully work through the issues caused by their ordeal, they need to kw that it is okay to talk about it. More importantly they need to believe that what has happened to them is t their fault.
- Author BiographyLaRita Smith was born and raised on the south side of Chicago. She began writing poetry, short stories, and plays at the age of ten years old. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends. When she is not writing, she's dedicated to her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist.
- Author(s)Larita S Smith
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication11/07/2012
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight191 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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