Carolina Sunshower

Carolina Sunshower

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biography, , Nonfiction, Biography

A girl from a small, rural North Carolina mountain community faces the challenges of growing up in a severely dysfunctional family....

Title:Carolina Sunshower
Edition Language:English
ISBN:null
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    Carolina Sunshower Reviews

  • Jennifer

    This book is a memoir of Kat Spencer's life; the obstacles she was born into and how she overcame them. The story is told not as a continuous narrative but as a series of vignettes that build the char...

  • Tara

    Accurate portrayal of life as the child of an alcoholicThis book was a quick, easy read. I couldn't put it down and finished it in one night. As someone with a similar background, I found this book ve...

  • Charlotte

    I didn't like seeing so many f-bombs in the book although the author may have felt she needed the foul language to complete the character in the mind of the reader. I would prefer seeing symbols [#*@...

  • Deliasue

    I loved this book, it is a true story told by Kat Spencer of her family and how much the children and mother had to cope with from a father who was an alcoholic, abuser, and beater. Kat rose above all...

  • Allison Fetch

    A very interesting memoir, but it felt disjointed at times, in need of some transitions. It was basically an anecdote per chapter and while I did feel that I had a good picture of the author's life, I...

  • Martha

    For any of us who have overcome abject poverty, this book hit so close to home. I know these people (not literally), these are my relatives, this was similar to my life. I, too, used college to escape...

  • Joann Kuster

    Kat is a really good writer, her story flowed, and had great description. Growing up in a dysfunctional family is so common these days, it's nothing new, but her determination to change was what kept ...

  • Laurie

    This was an odd book. I was drawn into it, cared about the characters, but it didn't feel real to me. There were times I am pretty sure she just made stuff up, in contrast to the parts that felt she w...

  • Sally

    Against all odds.Couldn't put this book down. heartbreaking but wonderful account of a young woman trying to get out of a life of poverty and a dead end way of life. ...

  • Wava Turbeville

    Not one of my favorite memoirs. The tone was just a little too aggressive towards people that were also victims. ...