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Signed by the author on the title page. Constance's mother systematically abused her daughter, both physically and emotionally, throughout her childhood. Regularly beaten and starved, the girl was so desperate she took herself off to Social Services and tried to get taken into care. When that failed, she swallowed bleach 'because it kills all known germs and my mother always told me I was a germ'. When Constance was thirteen, her mother simply moved out, leaving her daughter to fend for herself: there was no gas, no electricity and no food. But somehow Constance found the courage to survive her terrible start in life. This is her heartrending - and ultimately triumphant - story.

Item details

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Signed by the author
Author(s):
Briscoe, Constance
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340895977
ISBN-13:
9780340895979
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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About this item

Signed by the author on the title page. Constance's mother systematically abused her daughter, both physically and emotionally, throughout her childhood. Regularly beaten and starved, the girl was so desperate she took herself off to Social Services and tried to get taken into care. When that failed, she swallowed bleach 'because it kills all known germs and my mother always told me I was a germ'. When Constance was thirteen, her mother simply moved out, leaving her daughter to fend for herself: there was no gas, no electricity and no food. But somehow Constance found the courage to survive her terrible start in life. This is her heartrending - and ultimately triumphant - story.

Added value:
Signed by the author
Author(s):
Briscoe, Constance
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2006
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340895977
ISBN-13:
9780340895979
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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