Staceyann Chin had a pretty bad childhood--abandonment, estrangement, poverty, abuse, fear of sexual assault--and then in young adulthood a certain proclivity that is not well tolerated in her native Jamaica. Yet she manages to tell her story without an excess of anger or emotion. There's no need, as the facts she presents speak for themselves.
I'm starting a new thing, btw, where I link to the library catalog record for the book I read. If the book wasn't borrowed from a library, I'll link to WorldCat.