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Author: Dinah O'Dowd
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Dinah O'Dowd's story is one of survival and eventual triumph over almost unbelievable domestic hardship. After an upbringing in poverty-stricken 50s Dublin, teenage pregnancy, and a lone journey to London, she fought like a tigress against the shadows cast by the dark central figure of her psychotically abusive husband Gerry. Despite suffering repeated physical assault, prolonged mental torture and destructive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dinah O'Dowd
ISBN: 9780750528481 0750528486
OCLC Number: 694059997
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 282 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Dinah O'Dowd.

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Dinah O'Dowd's story is one of survival and eventual triumph over almost unbelievable domestic hardship. After an upbringing in poverty-stricken 50s Dublin, teenage pregnancy, and a lone journey to London, she fought like a tigress against the shadows cast by the dark central figure of her psychotically abusive husband Gerry. Despite suffering repeated physical assault, prolonged mental torture and destructive ignorance, she successfully raised a family of six and nurtured the unique personality of a world superstar, her son Boy George. In the wake of the Gerry's death, she has finally reclaimed her life and is ready to tell her story.

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