"A powerful story." Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black
"Her story offers hope to the possibility of personal transformation for anyone." Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking
"A harrowing, heartfelt glittering diamond of a memoir that shows that being born in prison does not have to imprison the spirit. Gloriously alive and important." Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You
"A soul stirring call to arms on behalf of incarcerated women and their children. It's a story of lost and found, conflict and peace, and proof that with love, forgiveness, and support, people really do change their lives" Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow
"This book defines what it is to be American, a woman caught in the whirlwinds of change, who finds the strength in herself to confront the challenges and overcome them. Wonderful." Jimmy Santiago Baca, author of A Place to Stand
"A compelling story of loss, addiction, and healing
told with grace and much heart." Heidi W. Durrow, New York Times best-selling author of The Girl Who Fell From the Sky
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It's all here: love, loss, confusion, sex, and more than sex, that magical quest for intimacy.
A wonderful contribution to American Muslim narratives in their own voices." Omid Safi, author of Memories of Muhammad
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Marshall makes the political personal as she explains how she is teaching her son Nico to enjoy the pleasures of eating food prepared, cooked, and lovingly shared by friends and family." Marion Nestle
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"Everyone who is fascinated by Millennialsand how can we not be?will learn something from this book." Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour
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