The public remembers one Amy Fisher: the sixteen-year-old "Long Island Lolita" who shot the wife of her lover. But for Amy herself, life hasn't stood still. A decade and a half later, she has grown into a reflective, confident, and happy 30-year-old ...
woman, an award-winning newspaper columnist, and a devoted wife and mother.
Here, in this intensely personal book, she tells her story-clearing up the many misconceptions about who she was, what she did, and who she is now. Amy:
-Talks in detail about her childhood, her relationship with Joey Buttafuoco, the shooting, life in prison, parole, and how she has pieced her life back together again; -Provides never-before-told details about her time in prison; -Takes full responsibility for the impulsive, unthinkable crime of her youth; -Serves as a source of inspiration, proving that rehabilitation and redemption are achievable; -Delivers advice to parents and teens from her unique perspective-including warning signs and action plans-on how to keep out of danger and avoid potentially deadly choices. -Shares her vision on gun control and minors and ending domestic violence and the abuse of women in prison
I went back and finished this book. I couldn't stay away even though I felt disappointed about what I have recently heard in the media about Amy Fisher. I was saddened to learn that her husband would exploit her by releasing their personal videoI went back and finished this book. I couldn't stay away even though I felt disappointed about what I have recently heard in the media about Amy Fisher. I was saddened to learn that her husband would exploit her by releasing their personal video tapes thus creating yet another media scandal for Amy. After finishing this book, I truly believe she has made an effort to make amends for her horrible mistakes. She seems to be trying to make a positive difference society and commit herself to helping others in various ways. I was also disappointed to learn that she recently went on TV to face Joey and I didn't understand why she would subject herself to that. Anything to do with that man can only result negatively. After learning about what her husband did with the tapes, I don't care what his reasons may have been, I just feel Amy has horrible luck with men. Regardless of the recent negative media, I hope Amy is able to move on and find piece in her life for herself and her children....Continua Nascondi