Things I Never Talk About is the personal story of Lanisha Porter. It’s an emotional recount of the first 18 years of her life as a young black girl, growing up in the West End of Louisville, Kentucky; without her mother.
It’s emotional and riveting to follow her word by word and line by line as she pours her heart out in minute detail. We've all heard numerous stories about what it’s like growing up without a father. However, missing the love of your mother leaves irreversible hang-ups.
She cries out for help on the pages of this book about family, books, boys, sex, friendships, God, self-esteem, respect, and finding the woman inside herself without the guidance of her mother.
Can she keep her sanity, virginity, and accomplish her goals, or will she be another victim of Louisville's West End?