This book represents an actual lifelong journal of sorts, with pieces collected from the early 1970's- 2015. It contains a mosaic of short stories, memoirs, poems and journal entries. Ms. Nelson touches on what life was like growing up in a small town, where the characters treated her cruelly at times. The journal entries reflect the innermost thoughts of a young girl experiencing teenage pregnancy, drugs, and depression. The collage of writing pieces continue to follow her path over the years, where life improves through college and careers. New problems are encountered as Ms. Nelson lands in the rat race. Readers will find themselves comparing their own experiences to that of Ms. Nelson's, and feeling encouraged by her endurance. Sometimes hopeless, other times filled with excitement- this collage is sure to have something for everyone.The waitress job did not work out. I applied to an answering service today. Ia#39;d love to have a job where I can sit down instead of standing all day. Ia#39;ll take any kind of decent work I can find now. I feel terrible not having a job. We need the money, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Elephants Under the Rug|
|Publisher||:||Author House - 2015-06-18|