Liquor House Music

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Trafford Publishing, 2004 - Fiction - 178 pages
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Liquor House Music, the first novel written by Katrina Parker Williams, is a raw, gritty tale of a proud, yet bitter black woman, Laura Dunn, and her struggle to survive in an abusive relationship. Each chapter in the novel reveals, through flashbacks, aspects of Laura's troubled life as an abused wife and mother of three children.

As a southern Black family, the Dunns experience more heartache and pain than the average family when one tragic episode transforms their lives forever. The discovery of sexual abuse of Laura's daughter, Tyesha, inflicted by her stepfather Big Champ, sets in motion a sequence of events that eventually destroys Big Champ, Laura's son Tyrell, and Laura. Laura's own battle with sexual abuse at the hands of her foster father lays the foundation for a cycle of abuse that scars her children for life. The characters in the novel are strong, determined, proud black people with a strong sense of family and loyalty, and a realism truly representative of southern Black America.

 

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Good read. The experiences in this book speak to situations that families commonly face and shines light on the damage that happens when they are not addressed.

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
5
Chapter Three
7
Chapter Four
9
Chapter Five
14
Chapter Six
27
Chapter Seven
38
Chapter Eight
52
Chapter Nine
80
Chapter Ten
98
Chapter Eleven
118
Chapter Twelve
135
Chapter Thirteen
139
Chapter Fourteen
155
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