That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival

Stacey Patton


That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival

That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival

  • Title: That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival
  • Author: Stacey Patton
  • ISBN: 9781471109690
  • Page: 255
  • Format: ebook



So there I was a twenty one year old black female university student walking down a suburban street with a gun, no shoes and murder on my mind I was going to kill the past I didn t know what else to do with it Stacey Patton today is a vibrant and impressive young woman with a promising career in journalism Yet her childhood was a battleground of bullying, abuse and m So there I was a twenty one year old black female university student walking down a suburban street with a gun, no shoes and murder on my mind I was going to kill the past I didn t know what else to do with it Stacey Patton today is a vibrant and impressive young woman with a promising career in journalism Yet her childhood was a battleground of bullying, abuse and mental torture.Abandoned by her birth mother, Stacey was placed in the New Jersey foster care system and was apparently lucky to be adopted by a hardworking, God fearing African American couple Yet something else was going on in this immaculately kept home punishment in terrible ways, physical, emotional and sexual Her mother was tyrannical and her father, either so in love with or in fear of his wife, turned a blind eye to the abuse she heaped on their love starved little girl Stacey survived by channelling her energy into her school work and her education raised her from the shackles of her unhappy home Drawing parallels between her own childhood and the treatment of black slaves brought to America, Stacey Patton weaves the moving story of her own painful upbringing with the shameful slave history of America.


Recent Comments "That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival"

This book brought up issues I am glad to be exposed to, but I didn't really enjoy the reading journey. Maybe a personal thing.


  • ✓ That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival || ↠ PDF Read by ó Stacey Patton
    255 Stacey Patton
  • thumbnail Title: ✓ That Mean Old Yesterday: An Abused Girl's Fight for Survival || ↠ PDF Read by ó Stacey Patton
    Posted by:Stacey Patton
    Published :2018-09-09T05:45:49+00:00