Beneath My Smile: Searching for Love, Peace and Happiness

February 18, 2016|
Beneath My Smile: Searching for Love, Peace and Happiness by Anna Bella
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By recalling memories and feelings from her childhood, Beneath My Smile introduces the reader to a large, varied cast of individuals who come and go in Anna Bella's life-some leaving, some staying, but all leaving their footprint nonetheless. Heart-wrenching accounts of the tumultuous breakdown of her parents' marriage, being kidnapped by one parent in order to punish and control the other, her father and stepmother's abuse and neglect, sexual abuse at the hands of those who should have been trustworthy, the complicated birth of her children, the development of her career, cycles of hopefulness and disappointment, and the deep desire to find love and stability are but a handful of weighty events explored in this rich, raw, honest memoir. Traveling from Trinidad to Canada to the various locations in the United States, Anna shows us what it means to boldly strike out on the uncharted territory of the heart-yes, getting misled, beaten, and sometimes lost along the way, but always being guided home by looking to the heavens and faithfully following her soul's truest melody....
Born in the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Anna Bella spent her formative years maintaining her faith and hope in the good things to come, despite enduring difficulties and discouragement. After migrating to the United States in 1987, she connected with extended family, made a variety of friends, and attended high school....
Title:Beneath My Smile: Searching for Love, Peace and HappinessFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:180 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.41 inShipping dimensions:180 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.41 inPublished:February 18, 2016Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1460282671

ISBN - 13:9781460282670

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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