ARE YOU READY FOR YOUR NEXT OBSESSION? THIS AWARD-WINNING BOOK IS A FAN FAVORITE AND THE PERFECT START TO A FAMILY SAGA THAT WILL HAVE YOU RIVETED.Simmons brings this African American family to life! Once you start reading, you won't want to put it down. Perfect for book clubs!In the wake of her father's sudden death Pecan marries the up-and-coming boxing sensation Ricky Morrow. When she begins to doubt that desperate decision she finds herself on the receiving end of Ricky's violent temper. Scared for her life, she hunkers down in this marriage of convenience as the babies and fists keep coming. Will the abuse ever stop? Will Pecan and her girls live happily ever after?Literary fiction that packs a punch and plenty of surprises.It's not the typical domestic abuse storyline. In How to Knock a Bravebird from Her Perch, you will find the story of a girl who grows into a woman before your very eyes.A story so moving, it will stay with you long after you put it down.This true to life story walks a careful line between fiction and reality. With characters as real as you and me, it will break and mend your heart one hundred times because it has just the right amount of honesty and love. And anyone who wants a true underdog story will be captivated until the very end!DON'T WAIT! ADD IT TO YOUR SHELF TODAY.