Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Calm after the Storm
LOVE, LOSS, AND BETRAYAL were all part of the fabric of Maria’s life. A small town girl from the Caribbean suffers through the ravages of nature; supernatural happenings; and mental and physical abuse. She emerges triumphant as the calm after the storm.
In her spellbinding book, Maria reveals her innermost feelings and experiences. She shares the inexplicable happenings that occur in a culture that intermingles the unknown events and the rhythmic cadence of everyday life. She shares the terrible hardships that she endured during an abusive relationship and the courage that allowed her to attain the serenity of the calm after the storm.
Jeanine Sterlin wrote her memoirs in a simple and compelling manner. She reveals her innermost thoughts and feelings that are at times poignant, sad, and tragic. The reader will be touched and drawn into a vicarious experience that will enable him/her to enjoy the flavor of another culture and the humanity that is common to all mankind. Jeanine began writing her story as an opportunity to ease the pain she experienced after a painful divorce that ended decades of an abusive relationship. Writing her innermost feelings was a source of inner healing.
A native of Haiti, Jeanine Sterlin experienced all the joys of tropical living, a loving family, and a Caribbean culture. She endured the pain of an abusive marriage, the curse of evil, and the affliction of poverty brought on by the wrath of nature.
In spite of all this she remained strong and managed to bring into the world five great sons who are sources of great pride. She has remained true to the values that she learned from her family. Jeanine has succeeded in turning tragic situations into opportunities for growth, maturity, and compassion.
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