All the Pretty Things: The Story of a Southern Girl Who Went Through Fire to Find Her Way Home Audiobook Free Online Download
Written by: Edie Wadsworth
“I do not know the way outdated I used to be the evening the trailer burned down or if the rumor was true that Daddy was the one who set it on fireplace.”
For a very long time, Edie thought she had escaped. It began in an Appalachian trailer park, the place a younger woman dreamed of turning into a health care provider. However day-after-day Edie woke as much as her actuality: a poverty-stricken world filled with alcohol and violence, the place getting out appeared inconceivable. She taught herself to drive a stick shift truck at 12 years outdated so she might get her drunk daddy dwelling from the bar. She spent Saturdays at Brushy Mountain jail visiting her incarcerated cousin. She watched adults eat whereas her abdomen gnawed, after which there was the torching of the household trailer, the place she dug by the ashes to attempt to salvage her most prized possession: her Tammy Wynette album. And on the middle of all of it was her charismatic daddy. She by no means knew when he would present up, however when he did he was normally drunk; she discovered the exhausting manner that she could not depend on him to guard her. So she advised herself it did not matter. All she needed was to make him proud.
- Listening Length: 9 hours and 54 minutes
- Program Type: Audiobook
- Version: Unabridged