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My father's house : a memoir of incest and of healing

Author: Sylvia Fraser
Publisher: London : Virago, 1989, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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She was a beautiful blond child, a quintessential Canadian teenager: she loved Saturdya film matinees, giggled at pyjama parties, ran for student president, led the cheerleading squad, went steady with the right boy and married him, her proud father at her side. But from the age of seven Sylvia Fraser shared her body with a 'twin' who lived a separate life from her. This other self was created to do the things  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Sylvia Fraser; Sylvia Fraser; Sylvia Fraser; Sylvia Fraser; Sylvia Fraser; Sylvia Fraser
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Fraser
ISBN: 0860681815 9780860681816 1853811815 9781853811814
OCLC Number: 22275841
Description: 254 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Remembering --
Rescue --
Retreat --
Revelation --
Resolution --
Postscript.
Responsibility: Sylvia Fraser.

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A remarkable memoir of one woman's courage, power and eloquence to break through amnesia to face the tortured person which resides there as a result of incest and abuse  Read more...

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Her book mingles accounts of ordinary life with short, italicised memories of abuse, a method which throws a sinister shadow over the reader's mind, as all accounts of sexual abuse in the home do, by Read more...

 
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