In My Skin

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Canongate, 2006 - Drug addicts - 286 pages
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Kate Holden is a 'normal' girl.Most people know a girl like her: arts graduate, middle-class daughter, innocent. But she is a young woman who understands bette than most the secrets that people keep hidden.In My Skin decribes with breathtaking lyricism and brutal honesty Kate's journey through an alien world of heroin and prostitution. He story is one of survival and resourcefulness; an unflinching look at the consequences of addiction, how it grabs you by the throat and never tuly loosens its grip.More than just a fearless account of a decent into hell, In My Skin is a triumphant announcement of a major new literary talent.

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In My Skin: A Memoir

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The elevated, poetic language of Aussie writer Holden√ƒ¬Į√‚¬Ņ√‚¬Ĺs debut memoir vibrates with passion as she tells the story of the small victories and great obstacles she encountered as a heroin ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Kate Holden was born in Melbourne in 1972. This is her first book.

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