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Little Madhouse on the Prairie:A True-Life Story of Overcoming Abuse and Healing the Spirit

Marion Elizabeth Witte
Angel Heart Publishing
PO Box 24557, Ventura, CA 93002

9780982225425, $19.95,

Life on the farm is not always the serene and happy picture it was on television. “Little Madhouse on the Prairie” is the memoir of Marion Witte, telling her own story of growing up in a small farm house, where she faced abuse from her mother on a regular basis, and which took her years to recover from. Stating how she overcame her own traumatic childhood and with plenty of wisdom for those now facing the same, “Little Madhouse on the Prairie” is an insightful look at the dark side of rural life.




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A Compelling Read

Marion Witte’s book is a compelling and inspiring read.  She tells the haunting story of her abusive childhood and takes us on her journey as she gradually gains insight into the ways that the abuse she experienced affected her self-image and behavior as an adult.  Most importantly, through sharing her path toward recovery and healing, she shows all of us who have experienced trauma in childhood that, through our personal work and commitment to heal, we can learn to be healthier, happier people than we may have thought possible.

MBD, Los Angeles, California

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