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By Lisi T
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The experience of a young girl who finds out that education is not always the best teacher. Melanie Love was born and raised in an affluent Chicago suburb. She is ready to take on the world as she heads to college leaving behind her cookie cutter life. At a high school farewell party in her honor, an innocent exchange with her long time boyfriend sends her on a journey to addiction of which there is no return. Melanie operates through life in college and beyond oblivious to the harm of her encounter until finally realizing that what she has become is not what she wants to be. Facing her choices head on, she moves towards freeing herself of her dependence. Can she be free or has the abuse on her body taken its toll?

About the Author

Lisi T. first became interested in writing through poetry. While taking a class taught by poet Gwendolyn Brooks she caught the "bug" of storytelling and began writing fiction for enjoyment. She later became a writer of short stories and managing editor for a small women's magazine and that journey led to her first book. She currently lives in Northern Illinois with her husband of 27 years. She has 3 children and 1 grand daughter.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781478758457
ISBN-10: 1478758457
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Publication Date: July 17th, 2015
Pages: 186
Language: English