Life after Leaving is an innovative, creative, and amazing autoethnographic work in which Tamas explores how women struggle to make sense of loss, get recovery, and experience the loving, longing, fear, uncertainties, trust, hope, and frustration after leaving spousal abuse in the form of a performative and arts - based dramatic story. In this paper I review this book mainly from two aspects: data trustworthiness and data analysis. For qualitative researchers and our doctoral students in education or social studies, the success of this book would encourage all of us to bravely use various and more advanced approach to present our studies and dissertations.
Autoethnography, Performative, Spousal Abuse, Trustworthiness
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Xue, M. (2013). An Innovative W ay to Present Qualitative Work: A Review of Life after Leaving: The Remains of Spousal Abuse. The Qualitative Report, 18(12), 1-4. Retrieved from http://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol18/iss12/3