Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse is a book written by Kay Corbett about the struggle of her four stepdaughters in this society. The author writes about true incidents and moments of the four sisters’ lives throughout the years and the moments they experienced with poverty in America and abuse.
Kay Corbett, the author of Calla Lilies, shares her views and experiences as stepmother to her four step daughters and she points out how poverty, addiction and abuse can ruin a person’s life.
The four sisters who are the main characters of this book were born for an alcoholic mom who left them with their grandmother. Later their grandmother left the two girls at Salvation Army and the two of the four sisters were grown in foster care in their childhood. Later all these four girls reunited and this book shares their life through struggles of living with poverty and abuse.
In this book Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse, the author use true conversations between the four sisters and their step mother from 1994-2002 to surprise the reader with real time moments of life in America who suffer with poverty and abuse. Although these four sisters have inner strength and courage to face the life challenges, their childhood memories and abuse in both physically and mentally affect their life always in every moment. As the author discuss in her book, these four sisters are just an example of poverty and abuse of the country. She explains through her book about the unfairness of the legal system and its failure in many events to rehabilitate the offenders.
This is not a book which you can read for entertainment. Instead you will understand the social issues which women face in their struggle in living the life through the true story of these four young women.
You can read more details of Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse,in www.callaliliesatruestory.com.
About the Author:
Kay Corbett is the author of Calla Lilies: A True Story of Four Sisters and Their Struggle to Survive Abuse. She is the step mother for four women in this true story.
She is graduated with Bachelor of Science in Education from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona and graduate studies in voice performance at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.
You can also find her in her blog, www.abusepovertyinjustice.com
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