Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady by Jane Hertenstein
Price: $3.99 USD. 57900 words.
Language: English. Published on November 14, 2011. Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs.
Tens of thousands of homeless people walk the streets, forgotten, yet each with their own story to tell. Marie James, a 69-year-old bag lady, and a frequent guest at an inner-city mission in Chicago, sat with Jane Hertenstein through the summer of 1995 and recorded this shocking and moving story of life filled with sorrow, loss, mental instability, and hope.