Gal: A True Life
A young African-American woman born and raised in Charleston, SC, movingly relates in unsparing detail her struggle to overcome a legacy of abuse and neglect. An inspiring journey of a contemporary pilgrim who, beset by all the worst demons, learned to love and forgive.
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - laurensx - LibraryThing
A very painful memoir to read. Sadly, the life survived by Ruth, is all too common amongst our "civilized" society. Told and written with brutal honesty and grit, it was difficult to actually read ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - OEBooks - LibraryThing
It felt as if I was right in the room listening to Ruthie tell her story. Heartbreaking, horrid, painful memories... my deepest reflection being Ruthie's aversion to watching Roots as Gal, itself ... Read full review