Annie's Girl: How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth about Her Mother

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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 old. She remained in the orphanage until the age of 16, subjected to cruelty and neglect, and starved of love and affection. One of her closest friends was taken away to an asylum after her spirit was broken by repeated beatings, and Maureen herself faced a constant battle against despair. It was an environment ...

Annie's Girl: How an Abandoned Orphan Finally Discovered the Truth about Her Mother 2010, Mainstream Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781845965792

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