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- Random House 2008; US$ 9.86
'In many ways we were an ordinary family: mum, dad, two kids, three dogs, one rabbit, two guinea pigs. I stayed at home, studying with the Open University, and dad worked, and the kids went to private schools. We lived in a rather nice semi in a rather nice area of Edinburgh, with a rather nice Volvo in the drive, and took rather nice holidays, wearing... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 9.86
In this haunting and frank account, Donna Ford, bestselling author of The Step Child , returns to the horrific abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepmother. As a tiny girl of five, and for six long years, Donna was physically, mentally and sexually abused. She was starved, beaten and 'loaned out' to neighbours who raped and molested her ...... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.27
As a young boy, Alexander Sinclair was the target of his mother's irrational hatred. She stopped at no lengths in her campaign to tear him to pieces both mentally and physically. In his chilling memoir, Alex describes how he received the most unnecessary and appalling treatment in mental institutions because of her actions, to the point where his... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
The shocking but ultimately uplifting life story of an Irish woman who endured 13 years of cruelty and injustice in an orphanage Maureen Coppinger's earliest memory is of watching the woman she believed to be her mother walk away and abandon her to the care of the nuns at one of Ireland's notorious industrial schools. She was just three years... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 9.86
'In retrospect, I can see I was the perfect candidate for child abuse. My parents had divorced and my mother didn't show me much love. Her self-imposed isolation kept me away from other children. My abuser had nobody in his way.' Please Let It Stop is a gripping and ultimately inspiring memoir of suffering and determination, of obstacles and... more...
- Australian Academic Press 2010; US$ 14.99
No one goes to work to be humiliated, abused, ostracised, or assaulted. Yet this is the reality of a working day for more than one in six workers. Bullying causes billions of dollars in lost productivity, expensive mistakes, employee replacement costs, and health and welfare rehabilitation expenses. Most workplaces currently leave the victims to sink... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 11.27
When Eileen Munro's mother became pregnant at 16, she was told to give her baby away to a 'good family', but the couple who paid the fee at the Salvation Army mother-and-baby home in Glasgow in 1963 turned out to be alcoholics who neglected and physically abused Eileen. Then, when their marriage broke down, they failed to protect her from sexual abuse... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00
In this powerful, affecting, and unflinching memoir, a daughter looks back on her unconventional childhood with deaf parents in rural Texas while trying to reconcile it to her present life?one in which her father is serving a twenty-year sentence in a maximum-security prison. As a child, Kambri Crews wished that she?d been born deaf so that she,... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.68
'The first time my husband hit me I was nineteen years old.' For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him. Then one night, when she saw the look on her ten-year-old son's face, Fran finally made a choice - she... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 8.99
Andy McQuade was just twelve years old when he plunged an axe into the head of his father. After suffering years of sadistic abuse at his hands, and watching his mother slowly lose the will to live, it seemed his only option. However, his father survived the attack, dying several years later, a shadow of his former self, leaving his son to live with... more...