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Wayne : an abused child's story of courage, survival, and hope

Author: Wayne Theodore; Leslie Alan Horvitz
Publisher: Gig Harbor, Wash. : Harbor Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author describes growing up with eleven brothers and sisters with a violent father and self-destructive mother who subjected their children to a relentless series of beatings, torture, starvation, and abandonment and his efforts to come to terms with the past and triumph over the horror of his youth.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Personal Narratives
Named Person: Wayne Theodore; Wayne Theodore; Wayne Theodore
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Theodore; Leslie Alan Horvitz
ISBN: 0936197455 9780936197456
OCLC Number: 50803187
Awards: Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Self-Help/Psychology) 2004
Description: x, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
Prologue --
Wayne: An abused child's story of courage, survival, and hope --
Epilogue --
Selected resources.
Responsibility: Wayne Theodore, with Leslie A. Horvitz.

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This book is a story that sends the reader careening through episodes of childhood abuse, teenage drug addiction, and as an adult the compulsion to repeat the sins of his father.  Read more...

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