Author of the memoir ‘A Torch in the Dark,’ the story of a single mom moving through the Haight-Ashbury ’60s to pioneer as a woman welder in the ’70s.

About Hadiyah

About the author, Hadiyah Carlyle, and the story of her life as a single-mother and union welder in the 1970s.

The Memoir

Find out more about Hadiyah Joan Carlyle’s forthcoming memoir ‘A Torch in the Dark’, and read excerpts from the book.


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