Mia’s Odyssey: Taking Back My Soul by Mia Odeh
A child bride. An abusive marriage. A tenacious woman.

“A testament to the human spirit and triumph of willpower!” – Detroit Free Press

Mia Odeh was born in Palestine, where her life took a horrific turn at the age of 16 when her parents married her off to a violent and cruel man. He brought her to America, where she was alone in a strange culture, raising their 5 children in the midst of a sexually and emotiontally abusive relationship with no apparent way out. But despite the cruelties she suffered, Mia never stopped dreaming of a different life for her and her children. This is the triumphant story of one woman’s journey through the depths of hell and back, a testament to the human spirit and triumph of willpower despite seemingly insurmountable odds. This story ultimately transcends Mia’s difficult experiences to offer courage and hope to any reader.