The Lost Years

The Lost Years

Surviving A Mother and Daughter's Worst Nightmare

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Baker & Taylor
Describes how the author, a second of four children, fell into addictions at the age of thirteen and descended into a brutally violent life while her mother was forced to end a dysfunctional marriage and assume a tough-love stance in order to protect herother children.

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This riveting memoir of survival and transformation reveals the brutal details of the worst that can happen to an ordinary family and how they triumphed over adversity. It describes the true story of a daughter's decline into alcohol and drug addiction, prostitution and homelessness, and her mother's attempts to rescue her yet protect herself and her other children. Written as a dual narrative, mother and daughter give their first hand accounts of the years lost to addiction and despair, and the subsequent recovery and reconciliation. formation reveals all the brutal details of the worst that can happen to an ordinary family and how they triumphed over adversity.

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Firsthand accounts by an alcoholic and drug-addicted daughter and the mother who struggled to save her discusses how Kristina, a second of four children, fell into addictions at the age of thirteen and descended into a brutally violent life while her mother was forced to end a dysfunctional marriage and assume a tough-love stance in order to protect her other children. Original.

Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Jeffers Press, 2006
Edition: 1st Jeffers Press ed
ISBN: 9780977761814
0977761819
Branch Call Number: 362.29092 W1841L 2006
Characteristics: vii, 272 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Curry, Constance

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