Abandoned : the true story of a little girl who didn't belong / Anya Peters.
- ISBN: 9780007245727
- Physical Description: 343 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Hammersmith, London : HarperElement, 2007.
"Separated from her real mother at birth, Anya grew up in terror of her drunken, bullying uncle. Beaten, humiliated and sexually abused by him from the age of six, she thought her life couldn't get worse. But one day it did. Anya's uncle got careless and started abusing her in front of the other children. When her brothers started calling her 'whore', Anya cracked and all her terrible secrets came pouring out. Anya had always coped because there was one woman who loved her deeply, her 'Mummy'. But this time love was not enough. One morning 'Mummy' just left. Determined to make a new life, Anya buried her feelings and tried to move on. But when she ended up homeless, living in her car, she knew she had to face her past if she was ever going to find happiness and security again." --provided by the publisher.
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