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9780062325150 | Reprint edition (Harperone, November 17, 2015), cover price $16.99
9780062348920 | Int edition (Harpercollins, November 11, 2014), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: "I have a burning desire to tell people who are hurting that there is a way out of their pain. There is hope for their lives."Stormie Omartian tells her compelling story of a childhood marred by physical and emotional abuse that eventually led her into the occult, drugs, and tragic relationships...read more

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9780736950572 | Harvest House Pub, October 1, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: "I have a burning desire to tell people who are hurting that there is a way out of their pain.

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Product Description: In April 1992, a young man named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness, where he survived for more than 100 days before perishing in an abandoned bus. For over twenty years his story has captivated millions, and yet only one person knew the truth behind his remarkable journey—until now...read more

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9780062325143 | Harperone, November 11, 2014, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestseller"The Wild Truth is an important book on two fronts: It sets the record straight about a story that has touched thousands of readers, and it opens up a conversation about hideous domestic violence hidden behind a mask of prosperity and propriety.

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9780062344274 | Lgr edition (Harperluxe, November 11, 2014), cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation.

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9780062420442 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, November 10, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In April 1992, a young man named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaskan wilderness, where he survived for more than 100 days before perishing in an abandoned bus.
9780062350961 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, November 11, 2014), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation.

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9781451661774 | Atria Books, August 28, 2012, cover price $25.00

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9781451661781 | Washington Square Pr, March 12, 2013, cover price $16.00

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Product Description: What is “identity” when you’re a girl adopted as an infant by a Cuban American family of Jehovah’s Witnesses? The answer isn’t easy. You won’t find it in books. And you certainly won’t find it in the neighborhood. This is just the beginning of Joy Castro’s unmoored life of searching and striving that she’s turned to account with literary alchemy in Island of Bones...read more

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9780803271425 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: What is “identity” when you’re a girl adopted as an infant by a Cuban American family of Jehovah’s Witnesses?

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Product Description: Adopted as a baby and raised by a devout Jehovah’s Witness family, Joy Castro is constantly reminded to tell the truth no matter what the consequences. Nevertheless, Castro finds this tenet to be the most violated. Here, in her very own Truth Book, Castro bears witness to a childhood lost but a life regained...read more
By Dorothy Allison (foreword by)

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9780803240629 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 2012, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Adopted as a baby and raised by a devout Jehovah’s Witness family, Joy Castro is constantly reminded to tell the truth no matter what the consequences.

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Product Description: Abandoned at age 15, Sam Bracken battled homelessness, poverty, and abuse to successfully earn a full-ride football scholarship to the Georgia Institute of Technology. When he left for college, everything he owned fit in an orange duffel bag...read more
By Echo Garrett (contributor)

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9780307984883 | Harmony Books, June 12, 2012, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Abandoned at age 15, Sam Bracken battled homelessness, poverty, and abuse to successfully earn a full-ride football scholarship to the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Product Description: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong. I am a fighter because I did not allow my past to dictate my future and I fought for years to successfully overcome the demons left over from my childhood...read more

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9781455890644 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, May 1, 2012), cover price $39.97 | About this edition: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong.
9781455890637 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, May 1, 2012), cover price $49.97 | About this edition: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong.

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Product Description: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong. I am a fighter because I did not allow my past to dictate my future and I fought for years to successfully overcome the demons left over from my childhood...read more

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9781455890620 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, May 1, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong.
9781455890613 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, May 1, 2012), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: I am a survivor of horrific physical and mental abuse inflicted on me by the one person in my life that was supposed to love and protect me and teach me right from wrong.

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Product Description: Called “brave and heartbreaking” by Elle and “an extraordinary journey” by People, Tracy Ross’s riveting memoir about abuse, survival, and healing is now available in paperback.Tracy Ross’s adult life has been defined by her determination to push herself to the physical limits of what a person can endure...read more

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9781439172971 | Free Pr, March 8, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Tracy Ross never knew her biological father, who died after a brain aneurysm when she was still an infant.

Paperback:

9781439172988 | Free Pr, February 21, 2012, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Called “brave and heartbreaking” by Elle and “an extraordinary journey” by People, Tracy Ross’s riveting memoir about abuse, survival, and healing is now available in paperback.

Miscellaneous:

9781439172995 | Free Pr, March 8, 2011, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: This is the utterly gripping account of a young girl who endured abuse and the disturbing effects of religious hypocrisy within one of the most enigmatic sects of Christian fundamentalism.

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9781559707879 | Arcade Pub, September 7, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Shares the account of a woman who was psychologically and sexually abused along with her mother and younger brother by her revered Jehovah's Witness stepfather, whose behavior was unquestioned by their congregation.

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9781611452808 | Arcade Pub, April 18, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This is the utterly gripping account of a young girl who endured abuse and the disturbing effects of religious hypocrisy within one of the most enigmatic sects of Christian fundamentalism.
9781559708210 | Reprint edition (Arcade Pub, February 7, 2007), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Shares the personal account of a woman who was psychologically and sexually abused along with her mother and younger brother by her revered Jehovah's Witness stepfather, whose behavior was unquestioned by their fundamentalist congregation.

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Product Description: After years of allowing the lies and abuse he suffered as a child define his past and cloud his future, Roger Dean Kiser author of The Whitehouse Boys: An American Tragedy decided to find a way to make sense of a childhood replete with verbal, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse before it was too late...read more

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9780757313608 | 1 edition (Hci, April 1, 2010), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: After years of allowing the lies and abuse he suffered as a child define his past and cloud his future, Roger Dean Kiser author of The Whitehouse Boys: An American Tragedy decided to find a way to make sense of a childhood replete with verbal, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse before it was too late.

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Product Description: Becoming Anna is the poignant memoir of the first sixteen years in the life of Anna Michener, a young woman who fought a painful battle against her abusive family. Labeled "crazy girl" for much of her childhood, Anna suffered physical and emotional damage at the hands of the adults who were supposed to love and protect her...read more

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9780226524016 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 15, 1998, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An emotionally abused sixteen-year-old recounts her painful childhood memories, her time spent in mental institutions, and her eventual recovery with a new family and a new voice

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9780226524030 | Univ of Chicago Pr, September 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: An emotionally abused sixteen-year-old recounts her painful childhood memories, her time spent in mental institutions, and her eventual recovery with a new family and a new voice

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9781439571194 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 5, 2008), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Becoming Anna is the poignant memoir of the first sixteen years in the life of Anna Michener, a young woman who fought a painful battle against her abusive family.

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Product Description: As a seven-year-old girl in Vietnam, Mary suffered an almost fatal bout of small pox - an uncanny twist of fate that changed her life forever. Entrusted to an American couple by her young mother, who was desperate to pull her daughter from death's door, Mary bid her mother a traumatic farewell at Saigon's Tan Son Nhat International Airport and was taken to the United States...read more

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9780979932700 | Pathway Book Service, March 25, 2008, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: As a seven-year-old girl in Vietnam, Mary suffered an almost fatal bout of small pox - an uncanny twist of fate that changed her life forever.

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The author describes how she survived being abused by her stepfather and learned to let go of her anger towards her mother and herself.

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9780929636740 | Syren Book Co, April 1, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author describes how she survived being abused by her stepfather and learned to let go of her anger towards her mother and herself.

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Product Description: Joe Jacoby, who worked in the early days of live TV and went on to become a pioneering filmmaker, has never before revealed that his childhood was spent in foster homes and institutions. An NYU film school classmate of Martin Scorsese, Jacoby survived a childhood wrought with abuse and neglect: his mother's unpredictable and sometimes dangerous behavior forced friends to commit her; he then grew up in seven foster homes in Brooklyn, and two institutions (one for emotionally disturbed children)...read more
By Joseph Jacoby and Martin Scorsese (introduced by)

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9780786717118 | Da Capo Pr, February 13, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The memoirs of a pioneering filmmaker and abuse survivor describes how his mother's unpredictable and dangerous behavior led to her commitment and the author's subsequent placement in seven foster homes and two institutions, from which he emerged to attend NYU and pursue a career in television and film.

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9780786718757 | Da Capo Pr, December 31, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Joe Jacoby, who worked in the early days of live TV and went on to become a pioneering filmmaker, has never before revealed that his childhood was spent in foster homes and institutions.

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Product Description: The personal story of author Debi Toporoff will help those dealing with the memory and pain of abuse, as well as those looking to understand what children suffering from abuse have experienced.Toporoff uniquely tells her story from a child's perspective, highlighting her mother's physical abuse, her father's neglect, and the moments of rest she had while taken away to foster families...read more

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9781414057118 | Authorhouse, January 1, 2004, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The personal story of author Debi Toporoff will help those dealing with the memory and pain of abuse, as well as those looking to understand what children suffering from abuse have experienced.

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9781591859161 | Creation House, May 4, 2006, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: The personal story of author Debi Toporoff will help those dealing with the memory and pain of abuse, as well as those looking to understand what children suffering from abuse have experienced.
9781414044262 | Authorhouse, January 1, 2004, cover price $11.45 | About this edition: The personal story of author Debi Toporoff will help those dealing with the memory and pain of abuse, as well as those looking to understand what children suffering from abuse have experienced.

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Product Description: Me May Mary is an eloquent memoir about a teen emerging from a tumultuous past. Beginning with a childhood spent sleeping in cars and stealing money from her violent, alcoholic parents to survive, through her teen years in foster care and an orphanage, Mary struggled to overcome her history and embrace her potential...read more

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9781587600180 | Child Welfare League of Amer, March 30, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Me May Mary is an eloquent memoir about a teen emerging from a tumultuous past.

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The author describes growing up with eleven brothers and sisters with a violent father and self-destructive mother who subjected their children to a relentless series of beatings, torture, starvation, and abandonment and his efforts to come to terms with the past and triumph over the horror of his youth.

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9780936197456 | Harbor Pr, April 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author describes growing up with eleven brothers and sisters with a violent father and self-destructive mother who subjected their children to a relentless series of beatings, torture, starvation, and abandonment and his efforts to come to terms with the past and triumph over the horror of his youth.

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Product Description: Part I of the book is the powerful true story of a young Florida girl's death from abuse at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, with the acquiescence of the mother. It is an intimate picture of this tragedy, largely told from the perspective of the child...read more

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9780930507046 | 5 revised edition (Currier-Davis Pub, June 1, 2002), cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Part I of the book is the powerful true story of a young Florida girl's death from abuse at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, with the acquiescence of the mother.

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An unforgettable, and ultimately successful, story of a woman who took on the challenge of a ten-year-old boy named Alex, adopted him, and struggled with him to fight the mentally damaging results of his early childhood, which left him the victim of multiple personality disorder.

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9780312171964 | St Martins Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: The author discusses the mentally damaging results of her ten-year-old adopted son's early childhood

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9781880664209 | E M Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Story of Jillian

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9780801077609 | Baker Pub Group, September 1, 1991, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Story of Jillian

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A graphic account of the abuse, brutality, and degradation suffered by one child, as told from that child's point of view

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9780687100156 | Abingdon Pr, April 1, 1984, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: A graphic account of the abuse, brutality, and degradation suffered by one child, as told from that child's point of view

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9780687100149 | Abingdon Pr, June 1, 1988, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A graphic account of the abuse, brutality, and degradation suffered by one child, as told from that child's point of view

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