Peace

Peace Peace Osei Is Young, Beautiful And Addicted To Heroin The Only Thing That Can Keep Painful Past Memories At Bay But When A Face From The Past Re Enters Her Life Demanding Answers To Questions She Is Not Ready To Face, It Threatens To Send Peace Swimming Deeper Into Self Destructive Waters Having Spent So Long Drifting Away From The Real World, Can Peace Find The Strength To Face The Past And Banish Her Demons I am primarily a biography or non fiction reader, so am delighted when I find some fiction that lures me in Such was the case with Ms Koboah s book Peace The title of the book intrigued me alone as I often flash the peace sign in my daily living I also hold England as one of my favorite places in the world, so was captivated by the cover with its London landmarks My favorite color is blue, and the silhouette of the lovely woman on the cover with superimposed drug paraphernalia struck a cu I am primarily a biography or non fiction reader, so am delighted when I find some fiction that lures me in Such was the case with Ms Koboah s book Peace The title of the book intrigued me alone as I often flash the peace sign in my daily living I also hold England as one of my favorite places in the world, so was captivated by the cover with its London landmarks My favorite color is blue, and the silhouette of the lovely woman on the cover with superimposed drug paraphernalia struck a curious contrast I knew from the synopsis of the book that it was about a young woman addicted to heroin, so I was curious to know why a vision of suc
I love the way Koboah writes Dark, moving, intense at times I thought this book was no exception While the story rambled somewhat throughout, it was still a wonderful contemporary story about a young heroin addict facing some tough decisions and rough memories. Loved it A.D Koboah is seriously rising through the ranks with her deep, realistic writing I absolutely loved this book and wouldn t mind reading a sequel, although one really isn t needed. Born in Ghana, the young and beautiful Peace Osei grows up, struggling to find her place among her mother, sister, friends, education Everything and everybody seems to be against her As a result of sexual intercourse she becomes a mother of Dante at a young age Her friend, Mohammed leaves her immediately, doesn t care about Peace of his son, but returns every now and then to claim his heritage Daniel, another frightening man eventually rapes Peace And Jason, friend of both Mohammed and Peac Born in Ghana, the young and beautiful Peace Osei grows up, struggling to find her place among her mother, sister, friends, education Everything and everybody seems to be against her As a result of sexual intercourse she becomes a mother of Dante at a young age Her friend, Mohammed leaves her immediately, doesn t care about Peace of his son, but returns every now and then to claim his heritage Daniel, another frightening man eventually rapes P
I received this book via LibraryThing s Member Giveaways.This is a heartbreaking, well written book It is a dark and depressing story of a young woman of Ghanian descent who can barely survive in low income London We meet her as a heroin addict, learning that she is trying to forget a traumatic event Koboah takes her time letting this story unfold, taking us into the past then to the present to see how each step in Peace s life has led to today.I already felt immense sympathy for Peace, but a I received this book via LibraryThing s Member Giveaways.This is a heartbreaking, well written book It is a dark and depressing story of a young woman of Ghanian descent who can barely survive in low income London We meet her as a heroin addict, learning that she is trying to forget a traumatic event Koboah takes her time letting this story unfold, taking us into the past then to the present to see how each step in Peace s life has led to today.I already felt immense sympathy for Peace, but about halfway through the book, I started crying Each following page wasn t getting any brighter, and it only got worse I couldn t stop reading while I was so dumbstruck with grief for Peace, so I resolved I wouldn t stop until my heart stopped breaking or the book ended My tears did stop just before the end of the book, but I m still melancholy I will need to read a
Peace is a very troubled young woman Her past has been very traumatic and she has turned to heroin to help her deal with the pain She loves the feeling that it gives her and after everything she has been through, she would rather have her addiction than deal with the pain and hurt that her past has caused She is trying her hardest to conceal her secret
Am I choosing books based on which covers would look fabulous on my shelf Maybe But I lucked out this time.This is the first book I ve read that described in detail the racism in the U.K Peace is a woman of Ghanaian decent living in London She s addicted to one of the nastiest drugs, heroin, and she ll do just about anything
Dark, authentic story. This should be required reading for anyone recovering from lose and addiction They seem to go hand in hand. To real to be ignoredThis book takes you through the, why, when, how and where of becoming a drug addict and returning to Peace The should be required reading for all recovery programs Great read.