Ethel tells her story of abuse in this non-fiction book. It is merely 100 pages but she is able to express herself and her struggles in those pages. The writing is simple but the point is clear.
Ethel grew up in an abusive home and she had no one to turn to. When she moved out of her house, she moved out of her state too. She thought that by leaving everything and everyone, she would be able to move past her struggles. However, as most of us know, sometimes our struggles follow us. Her life choices reflected her past abusive and it took a while for her to come away from that.
She does reconnect with her sister and she finds help in divine ways. She turns to her faith in order to survive.