When growing up in rural communities through out the universe I'm sure there are countless stories where children everywhere have have had to face countless issues that would pull our heartstrings and bring tears to our soul. Frances Boudreaux has made her incredible life's story of such complexity come alive in our minds and taking us on this journey of hers showing such courage and determination of a child's survival. Survival brought about by a father's love for his children even when faced with the dire consequences of a decision not to abandon his spouse whose mental illness was a shadow that threaten the lives of the entire family.
I found myself rolling my eyes at the author. Published on March 18, The author takes us through her journey with her mother's illness -- at a time when no one understood the illness - or that it was an illness. Journal of a Female Serial Killer. Chicken Soup for the Soul: This was an incredible read.
I hope this author has many other books in her future to share with us. This was an incredible read.
Interesting book about growing up with an abusive parent who is also a compulsive hoarder. Dragged a little because the author goes into so much detail about everything, including the back story of just about everyone in her family. Other than that, a good read.
I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in compulsive diseases like hoarding, and wonder why their families put up with it This book is insightful and well written. It is helpful in understanding mental illnesses. It is sad that children have to endure a life like this. Makes me wonder what causes this.
One of the more poorly written books I've read. I found myself rolling my eyes at the author. There were long rambling side stories with an endless list of erroneous details that went nowhere in every chapter. I only even finished reading it because I thought surely the next chapter would offer something redeeming to explain how this got published? But, no--just another chapter filled with the word "prolific" being overused to a criminal extent and!!!!
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She lives with her husband in the town of Ball, Louisiana. She stashed clothes, trash, and even worthless trinkets. It was only years later that Frances discovered the truth about her mother: Growing Up with an Obsessive-Compulsive Hoarder.