Somewhere North of Where I Was

Nicole Spence

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Somewhere North of Where I Was

  Author:   Nicole Spence    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Somewhere North of Where I Was is the heartrending story of a young girl whose childhood innocence was stolen. Retold with the reflective voice of a woman who has survived and transcended the trauma of childhood poverty, neglect, and abuse, Spence’s wisdom and poignant storytelling abilities suck you into the world of a little girl whose tragic circumstances are tempered with fond family memories. One may be left to wonder how it is a child can survive and move beyond such experiences.

With brazen honesty and a driving spirit of hope, perseverance and sometimes sheer stubborn will, Spence brings the reader into her world as she lived it, moving us along, pulling us apart, compelling us to continue reading. In the years of being shuffled from one alcoholic parent to another and finally into foster care, Spence becomes a little girl we cry for, love and cheer for. Spence is everybody’s child.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781773660097
Item AC0158
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onOctober 29 2018
Language eng
Pages 272
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight354(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Nicole Spence has had a talent for creating since she was fifteen and has always considered herself a writer. With a strong background in education, she holds an English degree with a Minor in Psychology from St.F.X. University. In addition to spending her days writing, Nicole is passionate about living life to the fullest. She is a practicing Buddhist, living the values of dharma, caring for her family, volunteering in her community and growing delicious food in her garden. Nicole lives in Antigonish, Nova Scotia with her partner, Alain, and their beautiful children.