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If I Live to Tell
     

If I Live to Tell

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by Akeela Hayder Green
 
Abused women rarely tell their own stories. Many of them don’t survive their ordeals and those who do are often either too afraid or too ashamed to speak. If I Live to Tell is unique in that respect. It’s a real, first-person look at the world from the perspective of a woman who has endured tragedy, heartbreak, abuse and betrayal at almost every point in

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Abused women rarely tell their own stories. Many of them don’t survive their ordeals and those who do are often either too afraid or too ashamed to speak. If I Live to Tell is unique in that respect. It’s a real, first-person look at the world from the perspective of a woman who has endured tragedy, heartbreak, abuse and betrayal at almost every point in her life.

Set on three continents, If I Live to Tell is a rare glimpse into the world and heart of the largely invisible victimized woman. Following one woman’s struggle to discover purpose and identity, If I Live to Tell shows how tragedy can become triumph and how pain can turn to purpose. This is a true story like you’ve never heard before.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940016194851
Publisher:
Liberty Alliance
Publication date:
02/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
769,702
File size:
712 KB

Meet the Author

Akeela Hayder Green has gone through it all—abused and abandoned by her English mother and Iraqi father, forced into an arranged Muslim marriage, betrayed and broken by all the people who ever promised to love and protect her. Yet she survived it all and lived to tell her story… a story like nothing you’ve ever heard before.

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If I Live to Tell 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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I could not put this book down.  A story of pain and abuse, but also of redemption and hope.  Thank you Akeela, for sharing your story!  
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I couldn't put it down! I felt ashamed for any time I have ever opened my mouth to complain about my NOT NEARLY SO TORMENTED life. 
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