The Love Prison Made and Unmade

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Product Number: DD44258
Released: Jul 09, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781982662219
Narrator/s: Robin Miles
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With echoes of Just Mercy and An American Marriage, a remarkable memoir of a woman who falls in love with an incarcerated manA??a poignant story of hope and disappointment that lays bare the toll prison takes not only on those behind bars, but on their families and relationships. EbonyA??s parents were high school sweethearts and married young. By the time Ebony was born, the marriage was disintegrating. As a little girl she witnessed her parentsA?? brutal verbal and physical fights, fueled by her fatherA??s alcoholism. Then her father tried to kill her mother. Those experiences drastically affected the way Ebony viewed love and set the pattern for her future romantic relationships. Despite being an educated and strong-minded woman determined not to repeat the mistakes of her parentsA??she would have a fairytale loveA??Ebony found herself drawn to bad-boys: men who cheated; men who verbally abused her; men who disappointed her. Fed up, she swore to wait for the partner God chose for her. Then she met Shaka Senghor. Though she felt an intense spiritual connection, Ebony struggled with the idea that this man behind bars for murder could be the good love God had for her. Through letters and visits, she and Shaka fell deeply in love. Once Shaka came home, Ebony thought the worst was behind them. But ShakaA??s release was the beginning of the end. The Love Prison Made and Unmade is heartfelt. It reveals powerful lessons about love, sacrifice, courage, and forgiveness; of living your highest principles and learning not to judge someone by their worst acts. Ultimately, it is a stark reminder of the emotional cost of American justice on human livesA??the partners, wives, children, and friendsA??beyond the prison walls.

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Author(s): Ebony Roberts
Narrator(s): Robin Miles
Product Number Z100144344
Released: Jul 09, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062916839