Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away: A Memoir by Alice Anderson

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Read Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away: A Memoir Online Free - After Hurricane Katrina, Alice Anderson has returned home to assess the damage to her beloved Mississippi coastline and the once-immaculate home she'd carefully cultivated for her husband, Dr. Liam Rivers, one of the community's highly respected doctors.

But in the wake of this natural disaster, a more terrifying challenge emerges as Liam's mental health spirals out of control, culminating in a violent attack at knifepoint, from which Alice is saved by their three-year-old son. Afraid for her life, she flees with her children.

What ensues is an epic battle--emotional, psychological, spiritual, and legal--for her children's welfare, for self-preservation, and ultimately for redemption. It's an unrelenting battle that persists even as life goes on, finally coming full circle when the same son who saved Alice ten years before endures an eerily-familiar violent encounter at his father's hands. Yet even as she confronts the harsh realities of high-powered Southern lawyers and an inadequate legal system, Alice forges a new life with her blossoming children and an ultimate reclamation of her true self.

Title : Some Bright Morning, I'll Fly Away: A Memoir
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ISBN : 1250094968
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 224 pages


Lori rated it ★★★★☆

July 26, 2017

I would give this an almost four. I was a goodreads giveaway winner of this memoir by Alice Anderson. This is a tough memoir to read. Alice Anderson has had a lot of lousy things happen to her in her life As a child her father molested her and her mother did not want to believe her or do anything...

Katie rated it ★★★★★

July 21, 2017

From her words in the prologue, “We make chapels of our scars. They cross our skin and soul, a topographic map of the past. Our scars are built on the delicate yet dazzling scaffolding holding our weary, ragtag hearts aloft…” Alice Anderson’s memoir, Some Bright Morning I’ll Fly Away mesmerizes....

Lesley rated it ★★★☆☆

July 31, 2017

I received this book for free through Goodreads' Giveaways program. My first response after finishing this was "whew." Alice Anderson tells the harrowing tale of her life-- so far. This life includes being molested as a child by her father, surviving a terrible accident in her late teens, modeling...

Phyllis rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2017

An emotional memoir about the author's fight to save both herself and her three children from the hands of an abusive husband. After Hurricane Katrina has caused havoc to the Mississippi coastline, Alice Anderson is assessing the damage to her home . Her husband Liam, a prominent physician, viole...

Susanne rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 09, 2017

I won an advanced copy of this book from Goodreads. I really thought i would like this book more than I did. it is a memoir about the struggles and the abuse a woman suffers with her marriage and the dealings with the aftermaths of the devastation of Katrina in Mississippi. I'm not sure why but i...

Janilyn rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2017

I read this book in one sitting. Just about every horrible nightmarish thing that can occur, happened to the author. From molestation to medical issues, from horrible relationships to endlessly battling her lunatic ex in court, she has seen it all. Alice Anderson personifies perseverance. Her mem...

Jinx:The:Poet (A.k.a. "Woodenpoet") rated it ★★★★☆

July 25, 2017

**Won on Goodreads Giveaway** This is a powerfully touching memoir, that will haunt and linger on in the mind after reading. A definite good read as far as memoirs go. Also, Alice Anderson is a superb poet! I would definitely purchase a collection of her poetry, if she publishes her poetical works...

Lizenbyl rated it ★★★★☆

July 29, 2017

This book will remain in your thoughts as you think about the hard times in Alice's life both prior to meeting Liam and post-marriage The book makes you think about our current judicial system and the handling of the family unit. I won this book as a part of Good Reads.

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