Runaway: Wild Child, Working Girl, Survivor

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Beaten by her mother and whipped by her stepfather, Emily eventually finds her way into the care system at the age of twelve, and has an abortion after being gang-raped at thirteen. Continuously abused in a sequence of homes, she runs away at sixteen, becomes a prostitute in Soho, and convinces herself she is being punished for killing her baby. But it was never meant to be like that. Adopted at birth in 1956 by a middle-class family, Emily shared a golden childhood with her adopted sister Amy, attending private schools, ...

Runaway: Wild Child, Working Girl, Survivor 2015, Thistle Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781910198964

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Runaway: Wild Child, Working Girl, Survivor 2013, Simon & Schuster Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781471115257

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