Between the Bars

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AuthorHouse, 2010 - Fiction - 228 pages
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What are the elements that determine our fate? What are the influences that determine our destiny? Between the Bars piques your interest, As the reader, and takes you on a journey, suddenly detoured by the death of a young family member. The story's protagonist is tossed into the darkness of unthinkable pain-filled loss, physical abuse and addiction. Jennifer Tresh shares this tale with profound emotion and satirical humor. Although a novel, The author portrays many true-life events, many memories as well as personal nightmares, exposing certain truths about corruption and incompetence in government agencies and mental health treatment. Nonetheless, Jennifer accomplishes what she set out to do. She honors the memory of her daughter, Elena, who died shortly before her sixth birthday from the ravages of a cureless brain tumor. The story climaxes into a suspense-filled conclusion, leaving the reader intrigued with questions of "Who done it?" while at the same time creating a message of hope, courage And The confidence to make a difference in today's world.
 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
21
Section 4
35
Section 5
47
Section 6
67
Section 7
79
Section 8
83
Section 12
145
Section 13
153
Section 14
157
Section 15
165
Section 16
169
Section 17
175
Section 18
193
Section 19
199

Section 9
93
Section 10
121
Section 11
125
Section 20
209
Section 21
213
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About the author (2010)

Jennifer Tresh lives in Tampa Bay, Florida, with her husband, Jim, their three children, two Giant Schnauzers, one Teacup Yorkie and three parrots! in honor of their daughter, Elena, Jennifer founded the Elena Tresh Foundation, Inc., In 2005. The Foundation's mission is to provide assistance to families dealing with a catastrophic or terminal illness. At age 22, Jennifer became a registered nurse, and spent most of her medical career working in psychiatric settings as a nurse and as an administrator. As is described in the story, Jennifer's years of experience in mental health led her to open a unique treatment center for Deaf patients, with the collaboration of her husband and another partner. Upon the sale of the center, Jennifer has dedicated her time and resources to helping families cope with the devastating effects of having a sick or dying child.

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