blood on the walls takes us from tranquil Mediterranean beaches to behind the walls of Maryland's most notorious reformatory for wayward youth. It shows how the daughter of a high-ranking CIA official was torn from the only home she had ever known and desperately sought in substances the comfort that her closed-off family could not provide. Eventually Trish became a sober, loving, single mother whose job is to help troubled adolescents avoid being swallowed up by the life in which she was once engulfed.
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About the Author
Trish Earnest was born in Athens, Greece and grew up in Europe until early adolescence. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2003 where she majored in Psychology and minored in Literature. She was recognized and awarded for her poetry in college. blood on the walls is the first large piece of work she has written; a memoir. Trish wrote this work to record her journey of the struggles she faced when coming to the U.S. and then turning to drugs and alcohol to deal with her turmoil of feeling lost and out of place. Her story of addiction, becoming a runaway, and eventual incarceration, was written in the hopes that it could reach those who deal with the disease of addiction and alcoholism. Trish lives in the suburbs of Maryland and works as an Addictions Clinician.