The Girl with the Caterpillar Eyebrows: Survival. Resilience. Triumph.

The Girl with the Caterpillar Eyebrows Survival Resilience Triumph Lisa Ditchkoff explains her life in hiding for years enduring physical sexual and emotional abuse as well as her ties to the Irish Boston Mafia in Southie She grew up in fear of her father an

  • Title: The Girl with the Caterpillar Eyebrows: Survival. Resilience. Triumph.
  • Author: Lisa Ditchkoff
  • ISBN: 9781483527314
  • Page: 170
  • Format: ebook
  • Lisa Ditchkoff explains her life in hiding for 27 years, enduring physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, as well as her ties to the Irish Boston Mafia in Southie She grew up in fear of her father, an alleged mobster and legendary Boston Garden record holding fastest knockout boxer Memories of Lisa s father were shadowy ones, but she remembered him as generous in hisLisa Ditchkoff explains her life in hiding for 27 years, enduring physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, as well as her ties to the Irish Boston Mafia in Southie She grew up in fear of her father, an alleged mobster and legendary Boston Garden record holding fastest knockout boxer Memories of Lisa s father were shadowy ones, but she remembered him as generous in his love toward her Her only memory was of her father saying, You re so beautiful, just before her mother escaped during the middle of the night in a telephone truck during Boston s record snowfall in 1978 Lisa also remembers hearing the name, Whitey Bulger, and the delivery of black roses to her doorstep Forced to be a survivor in this world, and regardless of extraordinary obstacles, she refused to be the victim In addition to searching for love and becoming a mother at a very young age, she slipped through the cracks in regard to education and other things Lisa shares the intimate details of her life having undergone violence, which nearly took her life The Girl with the Caterpillar Eyebrows is than just a compilation of heartbreaking tragedies, lessons learned, and words of encouragement to others facing extraordinary obstacles It s also a story of never giving up hope no matter how difficult any situation, including the domino effect on business failures and difficulties due to the 2008 economic downturn and since.

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    1. This story could have been good, if written as a biography, by a different author. I was happy to see that Lisa was successful in spite of her struggles, but the story was written so poorly. The grammar throughout the story was distracting and frustrating. I am not certain who edited this book, but there were an incredible number of typos. The generalizations about "Southies" and people of Oklahoma were offensive and ridiculous. I powered through and finished the book, hoping to walk away feelin [...]

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