Street Kid Fights On: She thought the nightmare was over

Street Kid Fights On: She thought the nightmare was over

by Judy Westwater

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Overview

How can you forget your past when it keeps coming back to haunt you? Judy Westwater, the Sunday Times bestselling author of Street Kid, was determined to turn her back on her cruel and violent childhood. She didn't stand a chance. All too soon hope turned to fear and she knew she'd have to run again.Judy was only 11 years old when she was forced to live on the streets. Beaten, half-starved and horrifically abused, she finally escaped to a life in the circus and fell in love with one of the circus hands. But the charming man who seemed so perfect had a dark and sinister side. If she wanted to survive she had to get away.Judy fled to South Africa, taking with her her two young children. But the streets of South Africa were just as cruel. One day a man took her five-year-old daughter and her violent past was replayed in front of her eyes.Judy's incredible story of courage and determination will inspire as it will amaze.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007364367
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/25/2010
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,065,857
File size: 417 KB

About the Author

After a tormented childhood, much of which she lived as a feral child, Judy Westwater was determined to make her life meaningful. For the past ten years her unstinting efforts to help children in the violent townships of South Africa has been inspirational to many, earning her an Unsung Heroes Award in 2004.Her childhood story, was the subject of one of John Peel’s most moving interviews on BBC Radio 4’s Home Truths.

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