|About the Book|
(Word count = 90,000 words)This is the story of a dysfunctional baby who grew into a dysfunctional child, who lived in a dysfunctional family, who lived in a dysfunctional town in a dysfunctional country. It is the story of continuous struggle. ItMore(Word count = 90,000 words)This is the story of a dysfunctional baby who grew into a dysfunctional child, who lived in a dysfunctional family, who lived in a dysfunctional town in a dysfunctional country. It is the story of continuous struggle. It is the story of poverty and hardship with many small triumphs along the way.The author was the youngest child - born ten years after her mother had assumed that she had done her duty to King and Country. However, like all the other negative things that life had loaded on her broad shoulders, she accepted this new burden with fortitude.The new baby was welcomed into the world by the whole family with the exemption of her father who probably did not notice there had been an addition to the number of mouths to feed. He had always assumed that that sort of thing was his wifes problem.It is the story of a wayward, wild child with an almost fanatical love for God - God as depicted in her Catholic faith. It is the story of a lonely little girl whom God blessed with another lonely little girl, who together enjoyed a free and wild childhood.All through her life, the author is troubled by hallucinations, times of terror and times of wild euphoria, times of great warmth of spirit, and times of overwhelming rage.It is the story of a troubled woman who searched for peace and fulfilment, but usually in the wrong places. She has a sense of humour which helps her to survive many trials and the results of numerous wrong choices.This is a funny, uplifting book. I hope you enjoy it!