The Flawed Calamity by Marsha Jacobson
Grappling with neglect, consuming issues, home violence, single parenthood & trauma, Jacobson takes us into the components of her life stored secret, till now.
— Kirkus Opinions
NEW YORK, NY, USA, October 27, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — With courageous honesty, Marsha Jacobson offers voice to the lived expertise of grief and the contagiousness of trauma, whereas sharing her insights on how she turned resilient and rediscovered herself. The Flawed Calamity is a compelling and inspiring memoir.
A freshman raised to consider she was a no-account, Marsha fell prey to a controlling man at school. Afraid to say no, she agreed to marry him and transfer to Japan, the place she unexpectedly received a job at Mattel Toys Southeast Asia. As she turned profitable, her husband turned extra abusive. Upon their return to America, she and their two toddlers escaped from him in a dramatic police chase. Decided to succeed, she earned a Harvard MBA and constructed a profession, all whereas elevating her women and keeping off her vengeful ex-husband. Later, she had a joyful life in a second marriage—till her husband’s buried previous revealed itself and shattered her marriage, profession, and many shut relationships, requiring her to rediscover herself and regain her footing. With penetrating perception, Marsha deftly solutions the query of why many ladies make and keep in unhealthy marriages. In The Flawed Calamity, she offers voice to the often-misunderstood expertise of loss and grief and explores how trauma spreads from technology to technology and individual to individual however needn’t final a lifetime.
The story of how Marsha received from the place she was to the place she is isn’t a straightforward one, nevertheless it is a crucial one. Previously a profitable enterprise govt, Marsha wrote professionally for a few years and now writes fiction and inventive nonfiction. Her work has appeared within the New York Occasions; the Seen Ink anthology; and the flash fiction anthology, For Sale: Child Sneakers, By no means Worn.
“Just some months after issues fell aside,” says Marsha, “individuals mentioned I needs to be ‘over it by now.’ It made me really feel remoted and alone. I hope my story helps others who’re grieving to appreciate their emotions are regular.”
“This highly effective ebook is for anybody who has confronted adversity of their relationships,” says Gordon McClellan, founder of DartFrog Books. The writing pulls the reader deep into Marsha’s life, struggles, challenges—and in the end, triumphs.”
Opinions for The Flawed Calamity are overwhelming of their reward.
“Riveting…Jacobson’s debut is a sublime, participating account of her life as a spouse and mom dealing with a harrowing marriage, then as a single mum or dad and eventual profitable enterprise govt.” – Publishers Weekly/BookLife (editor’s decide)
“A courageously written story of a courageously lived life.” – Walter Bode, previously editor-in-chief of Grove Press and a senior editor at Harcourt.
“Fascinating and compelling studying.” – Joyce Johnson, creator of the prizewinning memoir Minor Characters.
“A strong story of calamity, discovery, and change.” – Midwest E-book Opinions
Marsha is on the market for interviews and the ebook is on the market for assessment.
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