The Story Behind the Book

The Story Behind the Book is Literarily Speaking’s newest feature. Here we find out either the inspiration behind authors’ books or how they got published. Today’s guest is Jane Rowan, author of the memoir, The River of Forgetting: A Memoir of Healing from Sexual Abuse.
 
It may seem strange, but my book was inspired by pure gratitude and joy. Yes, The River of Forgetting is a story about childhood abuse and healing, but it’s also a story of deep transformation and the miraculous nature of what happens inside the therapist’s office. I haven’t found many books that speak honestly about this process, which I believe is our modern equivalent of the Iliad and Odyssey. Read the rest of the interview...
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