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Trudi chase is a businss woman becoming aware of her multiple personality disorder. She begins to see a psychiatrist who then discovers her 90+ personalities. She unravells the torture and physical and sexual abuse she sustained as a child by the hands of her stepfather.
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Through her own manuscript and the help of her therapist, she recalls the hidden memories of the old farmhouse where she grew up. As more and more personalities reveal themselves the more memories she is forced to deal with.

This story gives an insight of the result of sexual and mental child abuse
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Trudi Chase is a sucessful business woman who begins to have periods of time that she can't accound for. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist who discovers that she has Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) or Disassociative Identity Disorder (DID). She tells, in vivid detail, the story of childhood sexual and physical abuse at the hands of her step-father. This book is her own manuscript, written during recovery. It can be choppy, but is a terribly important story.
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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   mental illness Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Kind of sex:    -   molestation Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   trader    -   secretary Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius    -   Mentally Ill


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   dumb Rednecks, like Gomer Pyle Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   angry Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript. of nude males (the big P)    -   rape/molest    -   actual description of hetero sex If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   76%-100% of book

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