About the Book: The Terrible
A major literary talent . . . speaks about the power and powerlessness that
young women are subject to in a wholly fresh, clear-eyed way . . . youll find it
hard to come away from The Terrible without a stab of recognition in your chest
You may not run away from the thing that you are
because it comes and comes and comes as sure as you breathe.
This is the story of Yrsa Daley-Ward, and all the things that happened-even the
Terrible Things (and God, there were Terrible Things). Its about her childhood