When a Child Kills: Abused Children who Kill Their Parents

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Pocket Books, 1991 - Abused children - 331 pages
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A shattering, eye-opening account of children who kill their parents: who they are, why they kill, and how we can better understand child abuse and family violence. Mones, the only U.S. lawyer who specializes in defending children who kill their parents, takes a hard look at our justice system and examines the safety net supposed to stop crimes of abuse.

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User Review  - Robyn Weaver - Goodreads

This was incredibly difficult to get through--not because it was bad; because it is horribly sad. However, I feel much more informed on signs of any form of child abuse. A good read if you're willing to read detailed accounts of verbal, physical, emotional and sexual child abuse. Read full review

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User Review  - Rhonda - Goodreads

I have read a lot of true crime books..this one was quite different from the others as it has many stories in it..and a lot of statistics...after reading it ...it makes more sense though what drove these kids to do what they did..too bad people in their life didn't step in sooner... Read full review


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