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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Personal Memoirs
  • Language:English
  • Pages:284
  • eBook ISBN:9781620950111

Ellen Who? Story of a Secret Love Child

by E. O'Neill

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Overview
In her early thirties, Ellen discovered what she never knew: she was not her father’s daughter; her real identity a guarded secret. She fought for her success, battled addictions, and raised two remarkable children alone in spite of the legacy of shame. For a secret love child, the toughest battle was within. Just when she thought all was conquered, there was one final revelation....
Description
In her early thirties, Ellen discovered what she never knew: she was not her father’s daughter; her real identity a guarded secret. She fought for her success, battled addictions, and raised two remarkable children alone in spite of the legacy of shame. For a secret love child, the toughest battle was within. Just when she thought all was conquered, there was one final revelation.... Without a clear identity, Ellen is an unstoppable force of nature, determined to survive and overcome life's obstacles. Clarion Review: "O'Neill’s writing is clear and crisp. The true hallmark of the book is her relentless honesty. She hides nothing...The book will serve as a startling and chilling—but, ultimately, healing—mirror for people who have endured dysfunctional family relationships, battled substance abuse, or wrestled with secret horror and shame. Enjoyable."
About the author
Born in Rochester, New York, she has since then lived all over the United States, and now resides in Los Angeles and Vail, Colorado. Her main loves are her two grown children, and her private consulting business, Ellenconnects, which focuses on philanthropy initiatives. Currently she is launching a column called Ask E that focuses on coping with family secrets. Her goal is to be an ambassador for others who seek freedom from the bondage of shame. A percentage of her royalties will benefit The Clare Foundation in Los Angeles, a nonprofit organization providing treatment and recovery services
for alcoholism and substance abuse to individuals, families, and the community
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