Nickels: A Tale Of Dissociation


      Nickels: A Tale Of Dissociation
.a perfect genius that makes the impossible in expression, possible the unknowable in experience, knowable Anya Achtenberg, author of The Stories of Devil Girl Nickels follows a biracial girl named Little Miss So and So, from age 4 1 2 into adulthood Told in a series of prose poems, Nickels lyrical and inventive language conveys the dissociative states born of a world formed by persistent and brutal incest and homophobia The dissociative states enable the child s survival and, ultimately, the adult s healing The story is both heartbreaking and triumphant Nickels is the groundbreaking debut of Minneapolis area author and artist Christine Stark Christine Stark has crafted a language and a diction commensurate with the shredding of consciousness that is a consequence of childhood sexual abuse She brings us a wholly original voice in a riveting novel of desperation and love Every sentence vibrates with a terrible beauty Every sentence brings the news Patricia Weaver Francisco, author of Telling A Memoir of Rape and Recovery To be taken into the mind of a child can be an enchanting adventure, but to be taken into the mind of a child who is abused, confused, and taken for granted is a lingering, livid journey I applaud her fortitude to bring an olden too long ignored truth out of the darkness with blazing, innovative light MariJo Moore, author of The Diamond Doorknob In Nickels, Christine Stark, powerfully portrays the story of abuse and its impact on our lives When this beautifully written and compelling story leaves, you are left wanting It s riveting a book that will capture you from the beginning and carry you through the end Everyone should read this book Olga Trujillo, author of The Sum of My Parts From the Reflections of America Series at Modern History Press Learn at FIC044000 Fiction Contemporary WomenFIC018000 Fiction LesbianSOC010000 Social Science Feminism Feminist Theory New Download Nickels: A Tale Of Dissociation [ By ] Christine Stark [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 248 pages
  • Nickels: A Tale Of Dissociation
  • Christine Stark
  • English
  • 13 August 2018
  • 161599050X

10 thoughts on “ Nickels: A Tale Of Dissociation

  1. says:

    This book was amazing The style in which it was written prose poems , the language, how empowering it was, how endearing the characters were, how real and frustrating the plot was This book will move you It may be tough to get into at first, just because it is very different and you have to get into the flow and rhythm of it, but once you do it will be a riveting ride This story is a powerful read that everyone over the age of 18 should read It touches on some very important issues in moder This book was amazing The style in which i...

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    My Thoughts I ll be blunt, I was very excited to be chosen for this review I checked the post office daily in hopes that it arrived and was SO excited the day I got it Mental illness is something close to my heart, as I am the child of a mentally ill mother In addition I am familiar with abuse of every kind and while my abuse was not at all incestual, I felt I could relate to the character and would be able to write a thorough review with no problem..after all the request for a 100 word r My Thoughts I ll be blunt, I was very excited to be chosen for this review I checked the post office daily in hopes that it arrived and was SO excited the day I got it Mental illne...

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    In her new book, NICKELS A Tale of Dissociation, Christine Stark gives insight into what goes on in the mind of a child, who is a victim of incest NICKELS tells the story of a young girl, Little Miss So and So, who endures sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, at the hands of her father, on a daily basis, while her mother, who I believe is aware of some of the abuse, chooses to ignore it Her father buys her a small pink purse and forces Little Miss So and So to wear it around her neck, wher In her new book, NICKELS A Tale of Dissociation, Christine Stark gives insight into what goes on in the mind of a child, who is a victim of incest NICKELS tells the story of a young girl, Little Miss So and So, who endures sexual, emotional, and physical abuse, at the hands of her father, on a daily basis, while her mother, who I believe is aware of some of the abuse, chooses to ignore it Her father buys her a small pink purse and forces Little Miss So and So to wear it around her neck, where he places a nickel, as a form of payment , every time he has sex with her The story follows Little Miss So and So through the age of 26 Although it was a difficult journey, she finally finds peace, with the help of friends, her artwork, and her loving grandmother.After I read the first chapter one and a half pag...

  4. says:

    Brilliantly written, very Joycean, but from a female point of view A devastating, highly absorbing novel of dissociation caused by incest Stark set out to create a book that portrayed dissociationthoroughly than Sapphire s Push, and she succeeded This should be in the library of every crisis center, and anyone who wants to broaden her or his understanding of trauma on children should read this book Bravo to Modern History Press for publishing it a Lambda Literary Award finalist A wh Brilliantly written, very Joycean, but from a female point of view A devastating, highly absorbing novel of dissociation caused by incest Stark set out to create a book that portrayed dissociationthoroughly than Sapphire s Push, and she succeeded This should be in the library of every crisis center, and anyone who wants to broaden her or his understanding of trauma on children should read this book Bravo to Modern History Press for publishing it a Lambda Literary Award finalist A whole new, sad world ha...

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    By Kathleen BarryJanuary 6, 2012The author, professor emerita of Penn State University, describes the culture that produced the recent scandal and suggests a path to a needed focus on the victims of such abuse.I was once summoned to my dean s office to justify comments I made in a radio interview upon publication of...

  6. says:

    This book is absolutely breathtaking Stark s ability to share traumatic abuse and loss of innocence through a child s wordsa child s spirita child s point of view was so painfully real, legitimate, and artistic is like nothing I have ever read The poetic lyricism of the whole novel has stuck with me After a year has past since I first read it, I tip toe back, circling the story thinking that this novel brings a whole new meaning to the term resilience Anyone working w...

  7. says:

    NICKELS a tale of dissociation by author Christine Stark, takes us through the life of Little Miss So and So, a child living through horrendous physical sexual abuse at the hands of her father While her mother, the one parent most are able to count on, turns the other cheek with full knowledge of what her husband is doing to their child.NICKELS also guides us through Little Miss So and So s development and discovery of her sexuality the homophobia that comes along with it We see w NICKELS a tale of dissociation by author Christine Stark, takes us through the life of Little Miss So and So, a child living through horrendous physical sexual abuse at the hands of her father While her mother, the one parent most are able to count on, turns the other cheek with full knowledge of what her husband is doing to their child.NICKELS also guides us through Little Miss So and So s development and discovery of her sexuality the homophobia that comes along with it We see what Little Miss So and So needs to do, to cope with the life she s been born into Friendships that never have a chance to develop, for fear of discovery of Little Miss So and So s home life The lack of trust that has been stolen from her because of the dysfunctional relationship between Little Miss So and So and her parents.The one person who has loved Little Miss So and So, unconditionally, but from afar, is her Aboriginal grandmother Whom I s...

  8. says:

    Nickels A Tale of Dissociation follow covers part of the lifespan of a woman who suffers tremendous abuse beginning in childhood.I have to admit that this book is written rather differently than any other book that I have ever read After I gave it a few pages, I have come to the realization that the way it is written is what makes the book so real I feel that the charac...

  9. says:

    To say this book was difficult to read would be an understatement, not just based on content but on writing style, yet still I had a hard time putting it down, and I shared parts of the book with my husband while I read, which I never do.The book starts when Little Miss So and So is 4 1 2 but the horrific violent raping from her father starts well before that age and continues until she manages to escape him at the age of 20, but not before devloping a dissociative disorder where she goes away To say this book was difficult to read would be an understatement, not just based on content but on writing style, yet still I had a hard time ...

  10. says:

    I was excited to be chosen to review the book, Nickels A Tale of Dissociation I received a copy of the book to read, and found that I became engrossed in the story I was unsure it would be the type of book I would like, as it is written in a unique style with prose poems I soon adjusted to the writing style and followed the tale of Little Miss So And So throughout her life, from the age of four to 26...

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