Too Phased

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Christine A. Rucci

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"After spending many years wading in the victim pool and drowning myself in alcohol, I come to the realization that only I can save me. I had to pull myself out of this pool of destruction." Christine A. Rucci



Short Summary

At the age of 19, a college Freshman, I an involved in a life altering accident that would leave me scarred for life and facially disfigured.


New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Ohio

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Christine A. Rucci

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Badass, Beautiful, Confident, Educated, Empathetic, Insecure, Perseverance

Additional Character Details

Name: My family and friends through three decades

Age: 19

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Educated, Empathetic, Leader, Perseverance, Adventurous, Badass, Beautiful, Charming,Outspoken,Selfless,Funny

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About The Author

First time author of Too Phased, a memoir. At the age of 19, I survive a near fatal car accident. There would be over 30 operations to try and regain some sense of normalcy. I am sharing my story which began 36 years ago. I have made it through the despair and drinking and want to share my story. I am currently 55 years old and have been a practicing RN in New Jersey for 22 years.

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Self-published

Year Published: August 15, 2019

Hard Copy Available