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A Child Called It
A Child Called It
by Dave Pelzer
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This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played... (read more)

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Lucky
Lucky
by Alice Sebold
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Theo is better now. Shes eating again, dating guys who are almost appropriate, and well on her way to becoming an elite ballet dancer. But when her oldest friend, Donovan, returns home after spending four long years with his kidnapper, Theo starts... (read more)

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Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul
Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul
by Alissa Lukara
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Riding Grace: A Triumph of the Soul chronicles author Alissa Lukara's no-holds-barred 12-year quest to reclaim her life from a debilitating, presumably incurable illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. In this raw... (read more)

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Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners - Understanding Covert Incest
Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners - Understanding Covert Incest
by Kenneth M Adams
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Did you have a parent whose love for you felt more confining than freeing, more demanding than giving, more instrusive than nurturing? Did you feel trapped in a "psychological marriage" with this parent? If so, you may be a victim of covert incest... (read more)

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
by Dave Pelzer
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Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother... (read more)

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Hard Candy: Nobody Ever Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Hard Candy: Nobody Ever Flies Over the Cuckoo's Nest
by Charles A Carroll
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Charles Carroll and his brother, Bobby, had the misfortune of being hard-to-place foster children and New Jersey in the 1950s. So the powers that be simply reclassified them from orphan to retarded and exiled them to a state-mental institution. There... (read more)

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The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
by Gavin de Becker
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True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat... (read more)

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Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Is a Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse
Allies in Healing: When the Person You Love Is a Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse
by Laura Davis
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< center> But what about me?< br> Is it possible to go one day without dealing with the survivor's issues?< br> Will we ever make love again?< br> Will the survivor love me in the end?< br> How do I know if I should throw in... (read more)

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The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women
The Secret Trauma: Incest in the Lives of Girls and Women
by Diana E H Russell
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The Secret Trauma remains the definitive argument for the overwhelming prevalence of incestuous abuse. Based on findings about San Francisco, the book makes a persuasive case for an epidemic of abuse on a national scale. In her nuanced and sophisticated... (read more)

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A House Divided: Suspicions of Mother-Daughter Incest
A House Divided: Suspicions of Mother-Daughter Incest
by Paul R Abramson
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Searching for the truth behind these accusations, while reconstructingthis troubling tale from case interviews, trial transcripts, policereports, and other documentary sources, the authors find in thisunusual case an ideal springboard for a serious... (read more)

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How to Cook Your Daughter: A Memoir
How to Cook Your Daughter: A Memoir
by Jessica Hendra
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Her dad wrote bestseller Father Joe – but left out a few things. This is the poignant and ultimately hopeful memoir of a young girl's struggle to live a normal childhood in the '70s, and to overcome sexual abuse by her famous father. Jessica Hendra... (read more)

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Becoming Anna: The Autobiography of a Sixteen-Year-Old
Becoming Anna: The Autobiography of a Sixteen-Year-Old
by Anna J Michener
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Becoming Anna is the poignant memoir of the first sixteen years in the life of Anna Michener, a young woman who fought a painful battle against her abusive family. Labeled "crazy girl" for much of her childhood, Anna suffered physical and emotional... (read more)

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Spouse Abuse: A Treatment Program for Couples
Spouse Abuse: A Treatment Program for Couples
by Peter H Neidig
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A thoroughly tested treatment program designed to be used with individual couples or groups of couples. Offers a skill-building training format that utilizes 40 interrelated behavioral and written exercises. The book includes reproducible worksheets... (read more)

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Sisters in Pain: Battered Women Speak Out
Sisters in Pain: Battered Women Speak Out
by Elisabeth Beattie
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In 1995 Kentucky governor Brereton Jones granted parole to ten women who had been convicted of killing, conspiring to kill, or assaulting the men who had abused them for years. The media began referring to them as the Sisters in Pain, a name they... (read more)

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Treating Child Abuse and Family Violence in Hospitals: A Program for Training and Services
Treating Child Abuse and Family Violence in Hospitals: A Program for Training and Services
by Kathleen M White
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Outlines a family violence treatment program within a pediatric hospital, with a particular focus on child abuse and neglect. Highlights critical conceptual and prcedural issues, and examines the limits of current clinical knowledge and related... (read more)

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Children of Trauma: Rediscovering Your Discarded Self
Children of Trauma: Rediscovering Your Discarded Self
by Jane Middelton Moz
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Imagine what it would be like to become the healthiest person you could be..... This is the inherent right of each individual but when lingering emotional trauma from our childhood blocks the normal developmental process, we get struck. As each of us... (read more)

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Love Affair
Love Affair
by Leslie Kenton
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A searing literary memoir of a disconnected childhood, a multigenerational upbringing and incest&#8212; from the daughter of legendary jazz pianist Stan Kenton Leslie Kenton was the only child of Violet, a stunning Hitchcock blonde, and the legendary... (read more)

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Banished Knowledge: Facing Childhood Injuries
Banished Knowledge: Facing Childhood Injuries
by Alice Miller
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In direct opposition to the Freudian drive theory, the author of the best-selling The Drama Of The Gifted Child believes that children, at birth, are inherently good, and she traces all forms of criminal deeds to past mistreatments.... (read more)

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A Conspiracy of Love: Living Through and Beyond Childhood Sexual Abuse
A Conspiracy of Love: Living Through and Beyond Childhood Sexual Abuse
by Wendy Read
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Though this book is intended to speak primarily to adults who have suffered childhood sexual abuse, anyone who seeks to find meaning in suffering, or who grapples with the concepts of evil and holiness, will appreciate the truth and wisdom contained in... (read more)

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You Don't Have To Take It!
You Don't Have To Take It!
by Ginny Nicarthy
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Addressed to working women in all kinds of jobs, this groundbreaking book tells how to recognize and deal with emotionally abusive employers and coworkers. Personal accounts woven throughout the text describe many different abusive workplace situations.... (read more)

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