Dumfries, VA Author Publishes Harrowing Memoir

March 01, 2016 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
March 1, 2016 - "The Forgotten American (Shattered Dreams)," a new book by Paula B. Compton, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Paula B. Compton has surely had her share of struggles in her life. A marriage that fell apart after years of physical and emotional abuse, an ex-husband who was estranged from his own daughter, a miscarriage-all of these heart-wrenching events seem like too much for one person to handle. But through all the pain, Paula found peace and comfort. Here is her story.

About the Author:
Paula B. Compton has worked in the field of public and private contracts for over thirty-one years in the United States and abroad. She published a book titled Federal Acquisition (Key Issues and Guidance), a basic guide to understanding and working within the complex world of federal government contracting.

Paula received her bachelor's degree in architecture and urban planning from California State University; a master's degree in architecture and urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles; and a master's degree in public law from the David A. Clarke School of Law (formerly the Antioch School of Law).

Paula's daughter encouraged her to write this story so other survivors of discrimination, abuse, and domestic violence might understand there is a better tomorrow.

"The Forgotten American (Shattered Dreams)," is a 192-page paperback with a retail price of $14.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-1829-0. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.

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