Little Boy Black & Blue
A Survival Story - FULL VERSION
NON-Fiction/ Abuse-Survival / Memoirs
(THIS book is Complete and updated. It consists of the first three books - "Michael, Little Boy Black & Blue," "Michael Little Boy Blacker & Bluer," and "PTSD and Me," from the trilogy. You do NOT need those three books, if you have this updated book).
This is the 469 page, updated and FULL VERSION compilation of THREE books in ONE full color book that delves into a life of utter chaos! Mentally and physically abused, young Michael struggled to find normalcy in a world filled with torture and seemingly unending turmoil. From the early age of five, Michael began to develop unique coping mechanisms in order to survive the ongoing agony of his daily life. What was his special power? Was it always there, or did it manifest due to necessity? What is it that awakens him seconds before the phone or doorbell rings? What gives him warnings of potential harm? Can you relate to such a strange life? Are you ready to dive in?
Explore page after page of full color images from Michael's unique fashion doll, action figure and toy collections and his magnificent builds of fabulous miniatures and dolls - a secret world he retreated to from his earliest days while spending his time in graveyards. To this day, he continues to grow and expand his collections.
In his alone time, free from the restraints of his abuser, he created his own little "perfect" family of dolls and secret places. He created a family of puppets made from peanuts at pre-school age, then another group from sewn cloth - Not for Voodoo - he knew nothing about that! He wasn't allowed to have toys as a youngster, but he created a maze of hiding places for his "collected" things and for himself. He grew a massive collection of dolls and he built miniature mansions. The struggle behind the scenes remained real, however, with threats and violence that left life-long scars. Who knew? What will you learn about yourself? Are you brave enough to go on this bizarre journey?
Michael refused to be bound by his past, but he found that it has a way of catching up when least expected. His, is a story of pain, loss and torment, but it also serves as an example of hope, perseverance and resilience. Through his journey, he was able to overcome the temptations of suicide, drugs, sexual abuse and torture to become a successful artist, teacher and miniaturist, all while searching for someone that he never knew he had lost. Tragedy and torment became Michael's normal, but how does one move on? Did he? 18+
Michael, Little Boy Black & Blue
Surviving the Effects of a Poisonous Child Abuser
Book number one of three parts. (Or purchase the 469 page FULL version, shown above, which is a compilation of the original trilogy with added updates).
An inspiring survival story of a boy who experienced decades of abuse and torture at the hands of a maniac!
"Michael, Little Boy Black & Blue," the 1st book of a three-part trilogy, chronicles the life and the experiences of an LGBTQ youth who endured unimaginable mental and physical abuse and violence starting at the age of five, in the early 1960s, continuing through the gay movement of the 1970s, the AIDS epidemic and its backlash of the 1980s and beyond, which resulted in his development of severe complex PTSD and other health conditions. He suffered from ADHD during a time that it was yet unheard of by most professionals.
Michael's tale, is a story of pain, loss and torment, but it also serves as an example of hope, perseverance and resilience. Through his journey, he was able to overcome the temptations of suicide, drugs, sexual abuse and torture to become a successful artist, a teacher and a miniaturist, all while searching for someone that he never even knew he had lost.