Women in Shadow and Light: Journeys from Abuse to HealingISBN: 0974961051;
Book DescriptionWomen in Shadow and Light is about forty women?ages nineteen to ninety-five?who found the courage to triumph over trauma. Photographs combine with text to portray the essence of each woman?s journey from the violence of sexual and physical abuse to transformation and healing. Jan Goff-LaFontaine?s original photography exhibit, called Out of the Shadows, started in rural Door County, Wisconsin, but eventually led her to subjects across the nation as she sought to complete this book. Each woman helped create her own portrait as a personal symbol of healing, often focusing on one aspect of her body she felt was most affected in the healing process. Goff-LaFontaine says, "The women in this book offered me a precious gift: the opportunity to be a part of their healing. Each of these women has moved far beyond the role of victim to see in herself the strength and beauty that was always there. They are recreating themselves, and they implore society...
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