Sweet Hell on Fire

Sweet Hell on Fire

A Memoir of the Prison I Worked In and the Prison I Lived In

eBook - 2012
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"If you read one memoir this winter, make it 'Sweet Hell on Fire." - Stevens Point Journal. "A gritty, raw, and engrossing voice." -- Publishers Weekly.
I was a bad mother, a bad daughter, a bad wife, a bad friend. Boozed out and tired, with no dreams and no future. But I was a good officer. Sara Lunsford helped cage the worst of the worst, from serial killers to sex criminals. At the end of every day, when she walked out the prison gate, she had to try to shed the horrors she witnessed. But the darkness invaded every part of her life, no matter how much she tried to immerse herself in a liquor bottle. She couldn't hide from the things that hurt her, the things that made her bleed, the things that still rise up in the dark and choke her. With a magnetic, raw voice that you won't soon forget, Sweet Hell on Fire grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. It's a hardscrabble climb from rock bottom to the new ground of a woman who understands the meaning of sacrifice, the joy of redemption, and the quiet haven to be found in hope.
Publisher: [Naperville, Illinois] : Sourcebooks, 2012
ISBN: 9781402270772
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (288 pages)
Call Number: eBook

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