Beyond These Eyes: A Jamaican Childhood by Faith Tull
Beyond These Eyes is an adult memoir. Focused on surviving against the odds with an unwavering desire for social betterment, this is a great read for individuals interested in hearing a diverse voice that highlights a distinguished Jamaican history born out of the struggles of post colonialism where this vulnerable child fights for acceptance.
Beyond These Eyes is a poignant story about the early years of the youngest of four Jamaican sisters, left behind when their mother immigrated to a foreign land called Canada in 1970. This heroine’s relentless journey to survive despite near-death experiences, illiteracy, poverty, molestation, emotional abuse, abandonment, and deceit is unimaginable. From the vivid and descriptive memories of this survivor comes a page-turner that invites the reader to relive her difficult and humble beginnings contrasted with the imagery, history and taste of the Jamaican culture, customs, and cuisine. Beyond These Eyes will impart a significant message of hope against adversity and trauma for everyone, especially young, immigrant people of color.
About the Author
Faith Tull has risen from near illiteracy until the age of 10 to completing a master’s degree from York University in Human Resources Management. She has beaten the odds to become a confident and vibrant award-winning industry expert advisor and consultant in the field of Human Resources in Canada. As one of the few black women executive leaders in this field, she prides herself on mentoring other professionals to achieve their full and authentic potential. Faith is a highly sought after for speaking engagements and peer-to-peer discussions around the globe on all things Talent. She does this effortlessly while representing the voice of marginalized communities. Faith continues to give back to the Black community in Canada and Jamaica with her active participation with charitable organizations that focus on uplifting marginalized people through support, sponsorships and resources. Faith also serves as an Advisory Board member for academic institutions, established corporations and startup businesses.
Category: Social history, memoir/The Caribbean
Trim size: 5.5x8.5"
Page count: 184
Publication date: 2022