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Leaving Breezy Street : a memoir / Brenda Myers-Powell with April Reynolds.

Myers-Powell, Brenda, (author.). Reynolds, April, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 305.4889 MYER (Text) 39213000929053 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 921 MYE (Text) 39970001051175 NF Checked out 08/25/2021
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell 921 MYE (Text) 36823002256397 New Books Checked out 08/07/2021
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 921 MYERS-POWELL (Text) 39206021710080 New Materials Checked out 08/24/2021
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library BIO MYERS (Text) 71561000156095 NWPLRBiography Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Myers-Powell (Text) 31208913246643 new non-fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 305.4889 M992 (Text) 51735012118575 New Three Week Books (No Renewals) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374151690
  • ISBN: 0374151695
  • Physical Description: x, 274 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Hold and Company, 2021.

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"What did Brenda Myers-Powell want? When she turned to prostitution at the age of fifteen, she wanted to support her two baby daughters and have a little money for herself. She was pretty and funny as hell, and although she called herself "Breezy," she was also tough--a survivor in every sense of the word. Over the next twenty-five years, she would move across the country, finding new pimps, parties, drugs, and endless, profound heartache. And she would begin to want something else, something huge: a life of dignity, self-acceptance, and love. Astonishingly, she managed to find the strength to break from an unsparing world and save not only herself but also future Breezys. We have no say into which worlds we are born. But sometimes we can find a way out."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Myers-Powell, Brenda.
Ex-prostitutes > United States > Biography.
Prostitutes > Rehabilitation > United States > Biography.
Drug addicts > Rehabilitation > United States > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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