An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story

An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story

by Pamela Jane

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ISBN-13: 9781941799215
Publisher: Pen & Publish
Publication date: 02/01/2016
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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An Incredible Talent for Existing: A Writer's Story 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Alliesopinions More than 1 year ago
This coming of age story is both heartbreaking and heartwarming. Pamela Jane leads the reader through her turbulent and often very lonely childhood with a gentle hand. Her writing lulls the reader into her life and its almost like sitting down to tea with someone very wise and well traveled to garner their wisdom. I discovered Pamela Jane through my local library when I was perusing the children’s section for my son. I found “Little Goblins Ten” and was so taken with the book I wrote a Review. From there I reviewed another of her children’s books upon request from Jane herself. “Little Elfie One” . While reading this memoir, I often found myself wistfully looking at Jane’s books on my son’s shelf and feeling amazed at the trials it took for them to come into the world. Jane’s memoir reminds us that all people have struggles- even children’s authors. Jane’s memoir is incredibly personal and introspective. She poured her soul into it and trust me, it shows. The warring feelings of discontent and the longing for the “Leave it to Beaver” home are feelings that I feel are multigenerational. Jane Depicts life growing up with a mentally ill mother and a brilliant father. The fears of becoming like her mother as well as the competition of achieving something great like her father must have been difficult emotions. I imagine a mental war of sorts. How very brave of Mrs Jane to write such an intimate memoir. I am overjoyed to learn that Mrs. Jane has found peace and success in life. I greatly enjoyed getting to know this amazing author better.