Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption #ASMSG #IARTG
Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption
by Elizabeth Garrison
In the bestselling tradition of Smashed and Glass Castle,
this raw, eye-opening memoir tells the powerful story of Elizabeth
Garrison’s fractured childhood, descent into teenage drug addiction, and
struggle to overcome nearly insurmountable odds.
Elizabeth invites the
reader behind the closed doors of a picture-perfect Christian family to
reveal a dark, hidden world of child abuse, domestic violence, and
chilling family secrets all performed in the name of God under the
tyrannical rule of her father.
Like countless teenage girls, Elizabeth
turns to drugs and alcohol to escape. With smack-you-in-the-face
honesty, Elizabeth chronicles the dark realities and real-life horrors
of teenage drug abuse, living on the streets, foster homes, and
She paints an unsparing portrait of scratching and
clawing her way out of the grips of child abuse, addiction, and betrayal
to find the strength within herself to save her own life.