Dasha Kelly - ALMOST CRIMSON

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Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
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2421 Bissonnet St
77005-1451 Houston
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Almost Crimson Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781940430485
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Published: Curbside Splendor Publishing - May 26th, 2015

From a young age CeCe copes with her mother's crippling depression, their severe poverty, an absentee father, and her own insecurities. With gorgeous language, a vivid cast of characters, and an eye for poignant detail, Dasha Kelly tells the story of CeCe's struggle to break free from the grips of codependency and poverty to find confidence and success in her career and her personal life, finally becoming the strong woman she's always dreamed of being.

"CeCe couldn't remember when her mother became too weak to carry anything but tears. When the Sad started to come, pressing her mother to their bed, her Mama cried slick silent tears for a long, long time. Longer than a game of hopscotch. Longer than singing the alphabet in her head five times. Longer than a nap, even. The Sad made her mother cry all the time."