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My name is Angel

Author: Rhea Coombs; Diane Taylor, Dr.
Publisher: London : Virgin Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Raised by a bohemian mother in a succession of squats and communes. Rhea Coombs never felt she truly belonged anywhere. Her feeling of isolation only intensified in her teens when she became involved in drugs and prostitution. Then, at just sixteen, Rhea found herself pregnant and fled to London in escape her abusive partner. Within a few years she was using crack heavily and was forced to give up her children."  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Rhea Coombs; Rhea Coombs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rhea Coombs; Diane Taylor, Dr.
ISBN: 9780753512388 0753512386
OCLC Number: 137221773
Description: 262 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Rhea Coombes with Diane Taylor.

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This moving memoir tells the story of how a young woman descended into the world of prostitution and drug abuse, yet found the strength to rebuild her life.Rhea Coombs's father is a convicted  Read more...

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