Dancing with Daddy: a childhood lost and a life regained

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Bantam Books, Jun 1, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 180 pages
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A uniquely powerful memoir that captures an incest survivor's struggle to overcome the legacy of childhood abuse inorder to fulfill her deepest desire--to be a good parent. A mother's story, as well as a survivor's memoir, that will appeal to incest victims, as well as to all parents who struggle to put their dysfunctional childhoods behind them. 8-page black-and-white photograph insert.

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DANCING WITH DADDY: A Childhood Lost and a Life Regained

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In this chilling and disturbing re-creation, free-lance journalist Petersen (The Boston Globe, The Washington Post) recalls her childhood of sexual abuse. A writer, wife, and mother of two sons ... Read full review

Dancing with Daddy: a childhood lost and a life regained

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While reliving a painful and frightening childhood incident takes great courage, even more is required to willingly expose a tragic family secret to the close scrutiny of strangers. Petersen, the ... Read full review

Contents

FAMILY PORTRAIT
1
DOCTORS DAUGHTER
10
LOOKING FOR MOMMY
23
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