Wounds of the Father by Elizabeth Garrison audiobook

Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption

By Elizabeth Garrison
Read by Hillary Huber

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8.72 Hours Unabridged
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In the bestselling tradition of Smashed and The 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 listener 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 treatment centers. 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. Contains mature themes.

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In the bestselling tradition of Smashed and The 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 listener 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 treatment centers. 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.

Contains mature themes.

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Author Bio: Elizabeth Garrison

Author Bio: Elizabeth Garrison

Elizabeth Garrison is the bestselling author of Wounds of the Father: A True Story of Child Abuse, Betrayal, and Redemption. She is a clinical psychologist who works as a leading researcher in child abuse. Her research focuses on the effects of child abuse and developing interventions to help children recover. In addition, her work on parenting has been featured on Dr. Phil, HuffPost Live, and Today Parents.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 8.72
Audience: Adult
Language: English