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Child of the Moon

Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

"In her debut collection, Semaan offers an upfront and moving glimpse into the true nature of healing: an imperfect, nonlinear journey."—Amanda Lovelace, bestselling author of the princess saves herself in this one

An illustrated poetry collection about finding light in the darkness. Set against the backdrop of the Lebanese Civil War and the author’s turbulent family life, Child of the Moon is a powerful reflection on her journey through fear, shame and despair, and the unconditional love that helped her begin to heal from childhood trauma.

In between being your mother and father,
I forgot to be your daughter
And became the child of the moon

About The Author

Born and raised in Lebanon, writer Jessica Semaan moved to the US at age 24 to attend Stanford Business School. After a successful stint at Airbnb, Jessica founded The Passion Co.: a five-week program that helps people develop their passions. Now a resident of both San Francisco and Beirut, Jessica spends most of her time contributing to Medium, where she's a top writer in the categories of life, love, psychology, and poetry. Also a part-time instructor at Stanford Design School and a cofounder of 11 Empowered -- a non-profit that supports organizations in developing countries focused on empowering girls and women -- Jessica is currently pursuing a master's degree in interpersonal psychotherapy.


Product Details

  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (January 8, 2019)
  • Length: 200 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781449494483

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