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The looked after kid : memoirs from a children's home

Author: Paolo Hewitt
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Placed in care at an early age, Paolo Hewitt vividly describes his early life spent with an abusive foster family before he is moved to Burbank children''s home aged 10. There he meets a gang of inspiring children who are outsiders just like him, and together they struggle to create a life for themselves.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hewitt, Paolo.
Looked after kid : memoirs from a children's home.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2015
(DLC) 10962423
Named Person: Paolo Hewitt; Paolo Hewitt
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Hewitt
ISBN: 9781784500429 1784500429
OCLC Number: 896852771
Description: 1 online resource (258 pages)
Contents: The walk, July 1958 --
Hurt is where the home is, April 1971 --
It's the good life, Sorrento, Italy, 1947 --
The art of gracious living, Redhill, Surrey, 1958 --
In purgatory, May, 1968 --
The looked after kids, September 1968 --
The road long and winding. My essential tomorrow. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Paolo Hewitt.

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An uplifting story about refusing to give up on your dreams... real inspiration to loads of people who have had similar backgrounds to Paolo. -- Irvine Welsh This is his tenth book and his experience Read more...

 
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