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Rise : How a House Built a Family (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Cara Brookins)

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After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself. In desperate need of a home but without the means to buy one, she did something incredible.

Equipped only with YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, a mile-wide stubborn streak, Cara built her own house from the foundation up with a work crew made up of her four children.

It would be the hardest thing she had ever done. With no experience nailing together anything bigger than a bookshelf, she and her kids poured concrete, framed the walls and laid bricks for their two story, five bedroom house. She had convinced herself that if they could build a house, they could rebuild their broken family.

This must-read memoir traces one family’s rise from battered victims to stronger, better versions of themselves, all through one extraordinary do-it-yourself project.

Edition: Unabridged
Number of Pages: 810
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Family + Relationships, House + Home
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: St Martins Pr
Author: Cara Brookins
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 51570696
UPC: 9781427282248
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4690
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