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Cult Child by [Kocsis, Vennie]
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Cult Child Kindle Edition

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The harrowing first-person account of one child's ordeals inside the isolated commune of an ultra-fundamentalist religious cult.

It is 1973. Sila Caprin's mother is recruited into "Sam Fife's Move of God"; within the year, Sila and her older siblings, Leis and Jeremy, along with all of the family’s belongings, are packed into the back of a U-Haul, leaving California for their new home in Massachusetts. Eventually they will be taken deep into the harsh Alaskan tundra, to live on a compound surrounded by miles of woods and monitored by armed men. With every detail of their lives minutely controlled by Sam Fife's violent teachings, Sila endures physical, mental and sexual abuse as she fights to maintain just a glimmer of her own humanity. Creative, intuitive and smart, young Sila vies for individuality in a culture where she is insignificant and unprotected — until the day her sister becomes a victim of an act so dreadful that its sadness becomes their savior.

Poignant, gripping and ultimately triumphant, Vennie Kocsis "Cult Child" will leave you inspired by the pure strength of will that children use to cope themselves through trauma.

"Her fortress is no bigger than the space between her ears; but through quiet internal resistance, Sila halts her opponents and outlasts their ten year siege." Dolon Hickmon, author of "13:24".

About the Author

Vennie Kocsis is an author, poet, songwriter and artist. She draws her inspiration from the world around her and from her unique experiences as a cult and child abuse survivor. Vennie's Official Website: venniekocsis.com Vennie's Blog: venniewrites.com

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 5617 KB
  • Print Length: 318 pages
  • Publisher: DBV Publishing; 1 edition (12 October 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B016L2HE8G
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #20,067 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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