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How Could She

Author : Dana Fowley
ISBN : 9781448150083
Genre : Family & Relationships
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At just five years old, Dana learned that there was no one she could trust. Most devastating of all, even her own mother betrayed her and in the most unimaginable way. For years, Dana and her younger sister suffered at the hands of one of Britain's largest ever-known paedophile rings. And their mother did nothing to protect them. Only now is Dana's nightmare coming to an end as she crusades to put her abusers behind bars. In June 2007 the truth was finally exposed. Dana bravely testified against her own mother. The woman who had subjected Dana and her sister to a lifetime of horror was sentenced to twelve years in prison. It was one of the most traumatic ordeals Dana has ever experienced. But a shocked world was finally forced to open its eyes to what happened to Dana. This is her story of survival.
Category: Family & Relationships

How Could She

Author : Lauren Mechling
ISBN : 9780525559399
Genre : Fiction
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"Brilliant. . . . The perfect summer read." --Nylon "[A] compulsively readable page-turner." --Cosmopolitan Named a most anticipated novel of the summer by Vogue, Entertainment Weekly, Elle, Bustle, Vulture, and more. An assured and savagely funny novel about three old friends as they navigate careers, husbands, an ex-fiancé, new suitors, and, most importantly, their relationships with one another After a devastating break-up with her fiancé, Geraldine is struggling to get her life back on track in Toronto. Her two old friends, Sunny and Rachel, left ages ago for New York, where they've landed good jobs, handsome husbands, and unfairly glamorous lives (or at least so it appears to Geraldine). Sick of watching from the sidelines, Geraldine decides to force the universe to give her the big break she knows she deserves, and moves to New York City. As she zigzags her way through the downtown art scene and rooftop party circuit, she discovers how hard it is to find her footing in a world of influencers and media darlings. Meanwhile, Sunny's life as an It Girl watercolorist is not nearly as charmed as it seemed to Geraldine from Toronto. And Rachel is trying to keep it together as a new mom, writer, and wife--how is it that she was more confident and successful at twenty-five than in her mid-thirties? Perhaps worst of all, why are Sunny and Rachel--who've always been suspicious of each other--suddenly hanging out without Geraldine? Hilarious and fiercely observed, How Could She is an essential novel of female friendship, an insider's look into the cutthroat world of New York media--from print to podcasting--and a witty exploration of the ways we can and cannot escape our pasts.
Category: Fiction

How Could She Do It

Author : Anonymous
ISBN : 9781525504402
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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We’ve all heard horror stories of sexual abuse, incest, and rape ... and we’ve heard stories even more horrific, wherein children are conceived in this violence and violation. But what happens when these children are born of children? Children who find themselves alone, afraid, and completely unprepared for a situation they never asked to be in? Even in a world where the most graphic images and ideas are instantly available at the touch of a button, infanticide remains a reality too harsh to discuss ... let alone try to comprehend. We see the headlines and ask ourselves what could possibly drive someone to commit such an act. But do we really want to know? In this astonishing true-life narrative, the first of its kind ever written, How Could She Do It takes us on a heart-breaking journey behind the headlines, written by a woman who has had to live with this guilt and regret for a lifetime.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

How Could She Do That

Author : Edith De Rham
ISBN : STANFORD:36105044068190
Genre : Female offenders
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Category: Female offenders

The Woman She Was

Author : Rosa Jordan
ISBN : 9781926972473
Genre : Fiction
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Celia Cantú, a pediatrician in Havana, is trying to live a regular life in today's Cuba. She is engaged to her childhood friend Luis and lives with her 16-year-old niece, Liliana. Celia's life is disrupted when Luis's brother, Joe, returns from Miami flaunting his American ways. Joe's arrival and Liliana's adolescent restlessness force Celia to examine the discrepancy between her country's revolutionary ideals and its reality. As this family drama unfolds, Celia is unnerved by moments when her mind and body seem to be taken over by Celia Sánchez, a heroine of the Revolution and long-time intimate of Fidel Castro. The turbulent past and an undefined future collide when Liliana disappears and Celia sets out into the Cuban countryside in search of her. The Woman She Was is a deeply moving novel that explores the aspirations, hopes, and fears of contemporary Cubans, as well as the challenges they still face.
Category: Fiction

She Was Foolish

Author : Ifedinma Dimbo
ISBN : 9781477111819
Genre : Fiction
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To jump-start the dream of living a luxury, jet-set lifestyle, Nigerian university student Gift, in a business arrangement with her husband, leaves their two children to travel to Italy to become a prostitute. Her decision plunges Gift into a dramatic world of hard choices eventually leading her to Ireland to confront her past. She was Foolish? attempts to explore the depths of the contemporary get rich quick syndrome using themes of love, betrayal and triumph, presented in an accessible, moving, and uplifting way. Creates a cosmic vision not bound by nation or tongue, by the simple beauties of being human. The prose is euphonic as it combines human stories, manmade places, natural vistas, and multiple dialects. An elegant masterpiece. Dr. Joan Arbery Lecturer on Rhetoric Southern Methodist University
Category: Fiction

A Montana Man

Author : Jackie Merritt
ISBN : 9781459265080
Genre : Fiction
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MAN of the Month The BENNING Legacy MR. AUGUST The Montana Man: He'd lived for his son and the land—until she came into his life… His Mystery Woman: She was called Sierra. She was beautiful and vulnerable, and he felt an immediate connection to her. All rancher Clint Barrow knew was her name. But from the first he'd needed to stake his claim. He'd brought her home to heal, but as the days stretched into long, hot nights, Clint wanted the woman herself. And just when their denied desire exploded into full-blown passion, Sierra's past began to come clear. Would she soon have to leave her Montana man behind? MAN OF THE MONTH: When he finds a missing Benning sister, can a Montana rancher keep her for his own?
Category: Fiction

A Perilous Friendship

Author : Donatella Young
ISBN : 9781449065317
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

A Penchant For Love

Author : Shefali Patel
ISBN : 9780595400928
Genre : Fiction
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A Penchant for Love tells the story of a family of four living in New York. They are the modern day Indian-Americans, battling conflicting cultures and conflicting opinions. Their stories are of life, hardship, fidelity, tragedy. Raja is a hopeless romantic. He is a father of two, husband in a loveless marriage, and adulterer in the most passionate relationship he has ever known. He is struggling to find a way to begin living the rest of his life in the midst of a dying love affair. Malika, his wife, spends her days alone in an empty nest. She must face the harsh realities of her marriage and of the corruption of her children, while searching for a confidence she has never known. Their children, Neela and Sunil, so classically youthful, search for some guidance in a world full of hypocrisy and hidden meaning. Neela feels fruitless pressures of fitting the cookie cutter mold she has never conquered. Sunil reluctantly, hesitantly searches for a wife. This is a story of love, life, and tragedy. A story that follows its characters on the path of realization. A story of love in all its glory. A story for the open hearted.
Category: Fiction