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Runaway By Skye Sinclair

Runaway

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A life lived on the run from shocking neglect and cruelty leads one little girl to glamorous and gruesome adventures and eventual peace working to help street kids in south-east Asia.
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Runaway by Skye Sinclair

Skye's story is one of survival against the odds. Abandoned by her mother at the age of four and placed in a series of horrible institutions, she learnt to fend for herself from an early age. After a horrific rape when she was ten, she ran from the care home and went to live with the gypsies in the New Forest. She always yearned for freedom and was fearless and impulsive. Her curiosity took her all over the world -- from the abattoirs of France at the age of 15 to the dizzy heights of the Paris fashion world, onto the underbelly of Amsterdam where she became a diamond smuggler at the age of 17 and then to the film studios of Hollywood where she worked as a stunt woman on films like Blues Brothers. Her life took a very different turn when she moved to the island of Phuket in Thailand, adopted four children from different backgrounds, Angelia Jolie-style, and started to sponsor another three. With a group of friends she helped set up an orphanage for street children in neighbouring Cambodia who were eking out a miserable existence on one of the municipal rubbish dumps in Pnom Phen.At the age of 45 her life revolves around children, both her own four and the Cambodians she has pledged to help. The runaway street child has fianlly found a reason to stop running.

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About Skye Sinclair


Skye Sinclair has lived all over the world but is now settled in Thailand with her family.

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GOR001288168
Runaway by Skye Sinclair
Skye Sinclair
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton
2007-01-01
320
0340953373
9780340953372
N/A
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