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A Journey to Hell and Back
After over 20 years of silent suffering, Charlotte Russell Johnson penned the
details of the most shocking events of her life in her new novel, A Journey to
Hell and Back. This gripping saga takes the reader to places that are only
read about or seen in the movies. Through this compelling novel, Ms. Johnson
opens up her soul, risking everything.
It has often been said that life can be stranger and more potent than
any fiction imaginable. And in the case of Ms. Charlotte Russell Johnson, the
statement is brought very close to home. Ms. Johnson's life, the good, the bad,
and the ugly, was recently outlined in her autobiography. This gripping saga
takes the reader to places that are only read about or seen in the movies. After
living life dangerously close to the edge, hitting rock bottom, using faith to
pick herself up again, dust off the pieces and rejoin the human race - Ms.
Johnson is a firm believer that with God's help - anything is possible.
The book is a strongly written, powerful account of a life that at times
is hard to believe, at intervals sad, at time-peaks encouraging and overall
worth living. The Georgia native was born and raised in Public Housing. She's
come a long way from her days as an out-of-control youth and a drug dealing
young woman. The tremendous suffering and miraculous ending of this book will
offer hope and comfort for anyone suffering from loneliness, heartache, or
disappointment. It provides a realistic and human perspective on many social
topics such as teenage rebellion and pregnancy, domestic violence, divorce,
AIDS, substance abuse, prostitution, and the legal system.
This story is about the transformation that occurs when a young girl is
introduced to the cruel harsh realities of the world in general and street life
in particular. Yet, all is not lost. Following a spiritual revelation, she
began a long struggle to reclaim her soul. This novel is based on a true story,
although it reads like fiction. It is action packed and flows quickly. It is a
great book for all ages. It emphasized the importance of family. No matter how
difficult life became, her mother was constantly a loving matriarch. Pitfalls,
tragedy, and trials that lure a young honor student into the mean streets of
Atlanta and finally, New York mark the story. Her journey to hell led her
through a fiery furnace that burned 70 % of her body with 2nd and 3rd degree
burns. After miraculously being delivered from a life in the streets, her zeal
for God resulted in her making additional mistakes, including renewing the
abusive relationship that had almost cost her life.
A Journey To Hell and Back is filled with very vivid and descriptive writing.
The book is both honest and moving. The excitement and unpredictableness of this
book prevents the reader's attention from wavering. The author of this book
writes very emotionally. This book possesses the potential to flood your heart
with laughter as well as tears. Charlotte Russell Johnson shared her story in a
way that was simultaneously provocative and reaffirming! She carried her readers
on a well-orchestrated journey with many interweaves of truisms that concern
this earthly existence.
>The author's website is www.reachingbeyond.net ISBN: 193152713X
Submitted by C Brandon, posted on Tuesday September 09, @08:56PM