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Michener, electronic resource represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in University Of Pikeville. This item is available to borrow from 1 library branch. Creator Michener, Anna J.
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Contributor NetLibrary, Inc. Language eng. Publication Chicago, University of Chicago Press, c Extent p. Isbn Label Becoming Anna : the autobiography of a sixteen-year-old Title Becoming Anna Title remainder the autobiography of a sixteen-year-old Statement of responsibility Anna J.
Michener Creator Michener, Anna J. Index no index present LC call number HV Label Becoming Anna : the autobiography of a sixteen-year-old, Anna J. To make sense of her world, Suzie must piece together a puzzle that involves seemingly unrelated clues--a broken bicycle, a torn picture, peacock feathers, and more--which together reveal a secret that is likely to change Suzie's life forever, and give her an opportunity to regain her voice and reclaim her spirit. Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen.
She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life.
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But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison. Today her time has run out. Haunted by flashbacks, Meredith learns that three years in prison has not changed the abusive father who molested her. Written by a woman who endured horrendous abuse from her mother and became a split personality by the age of five, here is the story of her agonizing childhood, the conflicting personalities, and struggle back to sanity. Venus never spoke, never listened, never even acknowledged the presence of another human being in the room with her.
Yet an accidental playground bump would release a rage frightening to behold, turning the little girl into a whirling dynamo of dangerous malice. Of the five children in Torey's classroom that September, Venus posed the greatest challenge -- though the other four had serious problems of their own that could not be overlooked. Though all of the children had different needs and afflictions, they had two things in common: a profound, sometimes violent dislike of one another, and the desire to be almost anywhere other than Torey's class.
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The school year that followed would prove to be one of the most trying, perplexing, and ultimately rewarding of Torey's career, as she struggled to reach a silent child in obvious pain and need and, at the same time, create an atmosphere of learning and cooperation in a class bent on chaos. On January 14, , a seventeen-year-old girl climbed out of the window of her Perris, California home and dialed with shaking fingers.
Struggling to stay calm, she told the operator that she and her 12 siblings—ranging in age from 2 to 29—were being abused by their parents. When the dispatcher asked for her address, the girl hesitated.
To their family, neighbors, and online friends, Louise and David Turpin presented a picture of domestic bliss: dressing their thirteen children in matching outfits and buying them expensive gifts. But what police discovered when they entered the Turpin family home would eclipse the most shocking child abuse cases in history. For years, David and Louise had kept their children in increasing isolation, trapping them in a sinister world of torture, fear, and near starvation. In the first major account of the case, investigative journalist John Glatt delves into the disturbing details and recounts the bravery of the thirteen siblings in the face of unimaginable horror.