Overcome: A Memoir of Abuse, Addiction, Sex Work, and Recovery (Hardcover)
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From an early age, Amber van de Bunt knew she wasn't like the other girls in town. From childhood struggles with depression and eating disorders, her years as a topless dancer in Florida, and an eventual abortion and suicide attempt, to her rebirth in Los Angeles as a porn star named Karmen Karma, overcoming her relationship with her abusive mother, and her struggle to maintain a clean and sober lifestyle--van de Bunt's life has been a wild rollercoaster. With humor, alacrity, and profound insight, she reveals her deepest, darkest secrets and pulls no punches--least of all with herself.
About the Author
Amber van de Bunt was born in the small town of Houghton, Michigan. She made her way to Los Angeles soon after high school to pursue a career in the adult film industry. As Karmen Karma, she appeared in over four hundred adult films and won nine awards. She had her own DVD showcase, Karma's a Bitch, and is a Brazzers contract star. She now lives in San Diego with her husband and daughter.