By Linda Elisabeth Beattie, Mary Angela Shaughnessy
In 1995, Kentucky governor Brereton Jones granted parole to 10 girls who have been convicted of killing, conspiring to kill, or assaulting the boys who had abused them for years. The media begun concerning them because the "Sisters in Pain," a reputation they embraced. those are their tales.
Linda Elisabeth Beattie and Mary Angela Shaughnessy's interviews of 7 of the Sisters in discomfort element the actual, sexual, or mental abuse they suffered by the hands in their husbands or boyfriends, battery past comprehension. someone who has ever requested, "Why do not they only leave?" will come to appreciate the interconnected strands of abuse that make simply dwelling via one other day a private triumph.
Beattie and Shaughnessy handle the pervasive nature of family violence in the US and discover the criminal ramifications of battling again. Their interviews with the Sisters in discomfort exhibit the ways that those ladies have picked up the items in their shattered lives and discovered to stand the long run.