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I Belong to No One [used book]

By: Gwen Wilson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2015

Seller ID: 0733634079

ISBN: 0733634079

Condition: Good


A teenager in the 1970s, Gwen Wilson grew up in Western Sydney. It was a tough childhood. Illegitimate, fatherless - her mother in and out of psychiatric hospitals; it would have been easy for anyone to despair and give up. Yet Gwen had hope. Despite it all, she was a good student, fighting hard for a scholarship and a brighter future. Then she met Colin. Someone to love who would love her back. But that short-lived love wasn't the sanctuary Gwen was looking for. It was the start of a living hell. Rape was just the beginning. By sixteen she was pregnant, her education abandoned. Austral... View more info

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Forbidden Love : A Harrowing True Story of Love and Revenge in Jordan [used book]

By: Norma Khouri

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Bantam Books: 2003

Seller ID: 1863253483

ISBN: 1863253483

Condition: Good


Jordan is a predominantly Muslim country in the heart of the Arab world with around four percent of the population belonging to various Christian denominations. It is a modern, technologically advanced and (would like the world to believe) rapidly democratizing nation. It is a country that welcomes the future while holding fast to its ancient roots and traditions. But for women, progress is negligible. They are now allowed to study any subject they want, but only as long as they have their father's, brother's or husband's agreement. In a country that boasts advancement, a woman's choice is sti... View more info