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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:110
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098310998

Perseverance

Picking Up The Pieces After All These Years

by Anya Maris

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Overview
About the book, Perseverance: Picking Up the Pieces After All These Years, that was inspired by the authors life's journey of events that led up to some good accomplishments, bad choices and eventually the admittance of, having to had changed the direction her personal life her was leading her. She describes from memory the activities she encountered and how she felt about those situations that has encouraged her to move along in life. She reminiscences on her childhood upbringing which was very intriguing and fascinating to her but over the years she had forgotten about those humble upbringings and sort of went on and expedient phase in life which she had no idea what she would encounter. The reading explains how her bad choices made a good story and that she used that era to get her self back on the path of life's compass.
Description
The book was written by a time line of the author's life growing up in Detroit, MI that provides an idea of what was happening surrounding an event. The book describes her tenacity and willingness to follow her goals despite the company she kept and environment she accepted. The book describes how such dreadful things happen to such good people, no matter the obstacle, the willingness and determination to not succumb, and to move on pass such negative things. Describing how amazing to be able to share and provide an insight of what some may not have thought about, to write about. The book references some Detroit's nostalgic areas, places, and landmarks around the city that held a significant relevancy in my life, that would be enjoyable remembering or researching coming straight from my soul, through the pen and down on paper. The cover references the shield I once wore very proud of accomplishing my career goal and shattered pieces of glass, being put back together creating an image of an even more powerful, strong, determined women shedding a tear drop of joy on top of one of the most iconic city skylines of Detroit that she adores.
About the author
What is interesting about the author is that she is a freelance writer, native of Detroit, very bright individual with spunk, creativity and carries the joy of bringing people together in an enchanting way. The author is very moved by helping and supporting others and is not afraid to go after any task that may benefit her. She is educated from the public-school system, and she possess a Jr. college, undergrad and graduate degrees, taking that knowledge paying homage to her life's humble upbringing, accomplishments and her failed achievements from growing up too fast, by sharing how those humble beginnings were able to help her turn herself around. The author is very proud of having the opportunity to be able share her memoirs from her greatest asset, her memories of ups and downs coming up, as if the events have just happened without any hesitation from so long ago and the fact that she is providing a story from the D, not forgetting where she comes from.
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