No One Wants You: A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution by Celine Roberts

No One Wants You: A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution by Celine Roberts

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Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. Celine was finally rescued and sent to an industrial school where she picked up the pieces of her shattered life and began the search for her parents.

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Given away by her mother at five months old, raped on the day of her first communion at age seven - when Celine Roberts was told 'No one wants you', she believed it. Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. Celine was finally rescued and sent to an industrial school, where she picked up the pieces of her shattered life. She also began the search for her parents. But what she found gave her battered survival instincts the hardest knock of all...Full of the most heartbreaking tragedy but ultimately survival and hope, "No One Wants You" is the remarkably honest and compelling memoir of a woman triumphing over her brutal past.

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SKU GOR001234410
Title No One Wants You: A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution
Author By (author) Celine Roberts
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0091922704
ISBN 13 9780091922702
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Given away by her mother at five months old, raped on the day of her first communion at age seven - when Celine Roberts was told 'No one wants you', she believed it. Illegitimate and unwanted, Celine was forced by her foster mother into prostitution. Her bones were broken, her nose was crushed and she ate candle wax to stay alive. Celine was finally rescued and sent to an industrial school, where she picked up the pieces of her shattered life. She also began the search for her parents. But what she found gave her battered survival instincts the hardest knock of all...Full of the most heartbreaking tragedy but ultimately survival and hope, "No One Wants You" is the remarkably honest and compelling memoir of a woman triumphing over her brutal past.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001234410
Title No One Wants You: A True Story of a Child Forced into Prostitution
Author By (author) Celine Roberts
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Ebury Publishing
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0091922704
ISBN 13 9780091922702
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No