"Some part of me wanted to reclaim my lost self, but I was still afraid of Jason and what he might do. It was as if two people inside of me fought against each other-the one who wanted to be free and the one who was desperately afraid." Having ten children, suffering nerve damage from the cold, and sleeping under a truck along the highway wasn't what Tessy imagined her life would be like when she married Jason. Spanning three decades, this heart-wrenching memoir follows Tessy's struggle to comply with her controlling ...

Reach for Joy 2015, Booktrope Editions

ISBN-13: 9781513702223

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