The Resource Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir, Jessica Berger Gross, (electronic resource)

Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir, Jessica Berger Gross, (electronic resource)

Label
Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir
Title
Estranged
Title remainder
leaving family and finding home : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Berger Gross
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To outsiders, Jessica Berger Gross's childhood-growing up in a "nice" Jewish family in middle class Long Island-seemed as wholesomely American as any other. But behind closed doors, Jessica suffered years of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her father, whose mood would veer unexpectedly from loving to violent. At the age of twenty-eight, still reeling from the trauma but emotionally dependent on her dysfunctional family, Jessica made the anguished decision to cut ties with them entirely. Years later, living in Maine with a loving husband and young son, having finally found happiness, Jessica is convinced the decision saved her life. In her powerful memoir reminiscent of Jeannette Walls's bestseller The Glass Castle, Jessica breaks through common social taboos and bravely recounts the painful, self-defeating ways in which she internalized her abusive childhood, how she came to the monumental decision to break free from her family, and how she endured the difficult road that followed. Ultimately, by extracting herself from the damaging patterns and relationships of the past, Jessica has managed to carve an inspiring path to happiness-one she has created on her own terms. Her story, told here in a careful, unflinching, and forthright way, completely reframes how we think about family and the past
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gross, Jessica Berger
Dewey number
  • 362.76092
  • B
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Jessica Berger Gross
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gross, Jessica Berger
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gross, Jessica Berger
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Adult children of dysfunctional families
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir, Jessica Berger Gross, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11947286
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11947286
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11947286
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11947286
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Estranged : leaving family and finding home : a memoir, Jessica Berger Gross, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11947286
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11947286
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11947286
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11947286
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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