GAL: A True LifeEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
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. Choosing to write under a pseudonym to protect her family, the author showed her manuscript to another Charlestonian, novelist Josephine Humphreys (The Fireman's Fair, 1991), who describes in the foreword how she suggested that the story ... Read full review
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This was a painful read. I came to understand some things that I had not even thought of before. Also, upon reflection, this seems like some form of Stockholm Syndrome.