Speaking Truths



Each Year Over A Quarter Of A Million Children Are Abducted, Many, But Not All, By A Family Member We All Feel A Pang Of Heartache When We See A Child S Face On A Missing Person S Poster Dayna Hester S Extensively Researched Debut Novel Speaking Truths Brings To Life Not Only The Multi Layered Trauma Of Child Abduction, But The Tough Road Back To Normalcy In Those Happy Cases Where The Child Is Successfully RecoveredSpeaking Truths

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  • Hardcover
  • 312 pages
  • Speaking Truths
  • Dayna Hester
  • English
  • 05 January 2018
  • 9781450214377

10 thoughts on “Speaking Truths

  1. says:

    Lost and Found A Powerful Novel by Dayna HesterDayna Hester arrives on the literary scene as a highly polished artist with her remarkably compelling book SPEAKING TRUTHS Yes, she comes to this state of relating the story of a kidnapped child, who under the force of abuse envisions himself as someone he most assuredly is not and in returning to his pre abducted life goes through stages of memory reorganization, well prepared she served as a court stenographer hearing criminal cases and language daily in the courtroom, she received her degree in English and Philosophy from UCLA, and completed studies in the psychophysiology of trauma From out of all this preparation she has delivered a book that is not only spellbinding as a novel but also a book that teaches the readers the intricacies of dealing with youngsters who have been abused to the point of kidnapping and then returning to society one cannot help but find some similarities between the story of Landon Starker Tyler Roberts and that of Jaycee Lee Dugard, the girl kidnapped at age 11 by Phillip Garrido and for 18 years was kept as a sex slave in a shack, forced to bear children to her perpetrator We meet...

  2. says:

    Child abduction cases like those of Steven Stayner, Jacob Wetterling, Elizabeth Smart and Jaycee Dugard when covered in the mainstream newspapers and national media always evoke a vast array of hard to grapple emotions revulsion, rage, helplessness, disgust, down to sorrow, hope and compassion for the missing victims and their families Yet, there is also that unspoken feeling of relief, of, Thank God it was not my my little one Child abductors, especially stranger abductions, to be sure, are the worst of the felonious lot, and there are many criminal tiers Every so often, when a case involving a child does grip the national headlines as say with little Caylee Anthony the national fervor for justice and punishment as well as reflection for what could have been but never will be, is understandably quite sensible.Speaking Truths tells the story of Landon Starker, an apathetic and withdrawn youth who is on the margin of society He is directionless, wounded and mentally fractured, yet, he does not really know why For him it just is Nothing or less His roots unbeknownst to his traumatized psyche have been violently yanked away from him, and while he is not fully cognizant of his former life with the exception of the occasional flashback he heads off to sleep in the trailer with Bob, the guardian whom he has forged a fearful attachment to Although the beginning of the novel seems to convey a depressed latch key...

  3. says:

    Very good book about Trauma and how a damaged mind works

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