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See Jane Fly: A Memoir

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The author suffers from depression. It’s understandable after reading about all that she endured, at such a young age.
She also was manipulated and taken advantage of by unscrupulous medical people.
I shuddered while reading her story.
It’s very sad, but she now tries to help people with her degree and experience.

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Thank you Net Galley and the publishers for sending me an advanced copy in exchange for an honest review. See Jane Fly! is the memoir of Nicole Kluemper who despite numerous roadblocks is able to overcome and become accomplished as a Navy pilot and later a child psychologist. As a young child Nicole accuses her mother of sexual assault and her father is awarded full custody. At the time they give her forensic evaluator permission to use the videos of her to help train others. She is to remain anonymous. Years later she becomes fodder in the battle over false memories when an unethical researcher digs into her past and publishes her story without ever talking to her based on unsubstantiated hearsay. This is the story of her battle against that researcher and all the things she endures along the way…her father entering rehab after a stroke when she was 12, a long line of living with friends and foster families, abuse in those situations, failed interpersonal relations and so much more. Her strength and tenacity is empowering and uplifting. I would recommend this book to anyone who needs to hear a testimony of overcoming.

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This is story,autobiography about woman,who survivor of childhood sexual abused,
about shame,traumatized by living in foster homes,betrayed by her own mother…
But besides all these bad things happened,she was able to stand up and became co-pilot of the
aircraft,twenty-six years of school, including elementary, middle, high, a year in nuclear power school, three years of undergraduate, two years of flight school, a two-year master’s program, and a five-year doctorate program
. I admire this author,I keep some behavioral advices she gave on this book…

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Did not finish. Since the author works in the field of psychology herself, I expected a more scholarly treatment of the material This is a memoir, which is not the sort of thing I enjoy or am interested in.

Thanks to NetGalley for providing an ARC copy for my review.

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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for an honest review.
This memoir is heartbreaking but also uplifting. The author goes through trauma piled on top of trauma and somehow managed to overcome so much. And she accomplishes an impressive number of things in her life. This is told with honesty and heart. Her fight for justice is admirable and I really wish justice had been better served to those that we so incredibly unethical.

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A beautifully written book. Each chaper Dr. Kluemper shares an important aspect of her life with readers. She speaks to many aspects of her life that have shaped, not defined, her into who she is today.

Thanks you to the publisher and Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for my honest review.

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Amazing read. Nicole must go through a really hard time growing up. She was abused by her mother at the age of five. She was in the custody of her father. While her father is in a health care facility, Nicole needs to stay from place to place. As an adult, she's now working as a child psychiatrist.

Thanks to the publishers Koehler Books and NetGalley for allowing me to read this book in exchange for a review.

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See Jane Fly by Nicole S. Kluemper, is a memoir focused on the accounts of a young child embroiled in a custody battle between parents. When she was a young child, Nicole accused her mother of sexual molestation, and was filmed by a psychiatrist articulating these accusations. Summarily, Nicole’s mother lost custody and Nicole lived with her father and stepmother. When her father suffered a stroke when she was just 12 years old, Nicole was shuffled between foster homes. As she got older, Nicole couldn’t remember the abuse or what the videos contained. She requested to see the videos in order to try and ascertain exactly what had happened when she was a young child. Also described in this book is the harm that came to Nicole when another psychiatrist began to examine Nicole’s case due to the training videos that were being utilized regarding memory. Although Nicole should have been protected, as victims of sexual abuse should be, her identity was compromised and she began to be the subject of investigation by this other psychiatrist (Dr. Loftus) who was trying to disprove Dr. Corwin (the initial psychiatrist that had videoed Nicole’s allegations). Nicole has suffered throughout this whole experience and even upon reading this story, you feel her pain, suffering, and uncertainty. What a terrible experience for a young child, and later young adult. While Nicole has been able to get her life on track, her story is horrifying to think about, a young child, put in the middle of a domestic situation, eventually left alone, without family. It serves as a cautionary tale for parents that are looking to ruin each other, but eventually, the only loser is the child in the middle. Thank you to the publisher and Netgalley for the advance review copy in exchange for my honest review.

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This book covers a fascinating case which led to the “memory wars” within the psych community some years ago- do repressed memories exist or are false memories planted and transferred to “truth” for the individual? This is a difficult book to review because it represents the author’s life, perspective and deepest traumas. I am therefore hesitant to be critical and instead applaud the author for their willingness to tell a very difficult story.

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