OUTsider

OUTsider

by Ruth Marimo

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989586801
Publisher: Scout Publishing LLC
Publication date: 04/11/2014
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,293,367
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prologue: Secrets Are Sown and Grown 01

Part 1 Crossing Borders.

1 River Reveries 05

2 Exploring My Small World 09

3 A Motherless Child 17

4 Losing My Virginity … Nearly Finding Myself 33

5 London's Calling 39

6 A Brutal Encounter 49

Part 2 Breaking Rules

7 An African Girl Adrift in America 55

8 Death Pays a Visit, but I Can't 71

9 Meeting an Unpredictable Prince 75

10 Reasons to Tie the Knot 83

11 A Temporary Encounter with Paradise 85

12 The Fruits of Paradise 97

13 The Happiest Day of My Life 101

14 A Baby Works Magic 105

15 Bad Behavior Comes to Call 107

16 Lightning Strikes Twice 109

17 The Happiest Day of My Life … Part 2 117

18 Minor Children and Major Changes 119

19 A Black-and-White Issue 123

20 Saving Others, but Not Myself 125

21 The Past Crosses My Path 127

22 His Ex Marks the Spot 131

23 Inside Out 135

24 Secrets Are Spilled 141

25 Hollywood Gives Me a Sign 147

Part 3 Gaining Pride

26 Gearing Up to Say Good-bye 157

27 At Last, My First Time 161

28 Katy Perry Has Nothing on Me 167

29 His Fists Rain Down on Me 173

30 A Chilling Knock 181

31 My Birthplace Is My Crime 189

32 Hard Lessons Learned 197

33 Freed, But Am I Free? 211

34 Discovering the Real Value of Life 217

35 A Day of Reckoning Arrives 225

36 Forgetting, Forgiving, and Forming a Future 229

37 New Horizons and Different Directions 235

38 On a Righteous Path for My Rights 239

39 The Battle Rages On 243

Epilogue: My Heart and Courage Grow 247

Acknowledgments 249

Suggested Reading 253

About the Author 255

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