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The Girl's Guide to Homelessness: A Memoir - Brianna Karp
The Girl's Guide to Homelessness: A Memoir
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Brianna Karp entered the workforce at age ten, supporting her mother and sister throughout her teen years in Southern California. Although her young life was scarred by violence and abuse, Karp stayed focused on her dream of a steady job and a home of her own. By age twenty-two her dream became... show more
Brianna Karp entered the workforce at age ten, supporting her mother and sister throughout her teen years in Southern California. Although her young life was scarred by violence and abuse, Karp stayed focused on her dream of a steady job and a home of her own. By age twenty-two her dream became reality. Karp loved her job as an executive assistant and signed the lease on a tiny cottage near the beach.And then the Great Recession hit. Karp, like millions of others, lost her job. In the six months between the day she was laid off and the day she was forced out onto the street, Karp scrambled for temp work and filed hundreds of job applications, only to find all doors closed. When she inherited a thirty-foot travel trailer after her father's suicide, Karp parked it in a Walmart parking lot and began to blog about her search for work and a way back.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780373892358 (0373892357)
ASIN: 373892357
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
0.5 Review: The Girl's Guide to Homelessness by Brianna Karp
First, let's get the Trigger/Content Warnings out of the way: Descriptions of Child Sexual Abuse Descriptions of Domestic Violence Descriptions of Physical Child Abuse Gaslighting/Mental and Emotional Abuse Religious Cultism (Jehovah Witness) Descriptions of Suicide Mental Illness (undiagnosed and u...
Pixie Lynn Whitfield
Pixie Lynn Whitfield rated it
2.0
Thank you, GoodReads' Giveaways! I won my copy through the GoodReads' Giveaway. This does not influence my opinion in any way. :)Brianna Karp's story was compelling and sympathetic. That much is true. But yet, I just couldn't get drawn into her words.. this novel. It jumped around a lot-- as if she ...
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