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Sisters in Pain: Battered Women Fight Back (Hardback)
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Sisters in Pain: Battered Women Fight Back (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 20/07/2000
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In 1995, Kentucky Governor Brereton Jones granted parole to ten women convicted of killing, conspiring to kill or assaulting the men who had abused them for years. This work contains interviews with seven of the women, and reveals the horrific details of their abuse and their hopes for the future.

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813121512
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 549 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

"An impressive compendium of survival." -- Louisville Courier Journal


"A worthy book that gives pause." -- Publishers Weekly


"Offers the hope that battered women's stories will be heard and will motivate others to stand up and take action to end domestic violence." -- "Bowling Green Daily News"


"Sure to endure as a crucial but seldom discussed area of concern." -- "Juith Jennings"


"An unflinchingly powerful story of domestic abuse." -- "Kentucky Monthly"


"A work of advocacy.... A gripping horror show." -- "Lexington Herald-Leader"


"An impressive compendium of survival." -- "Louisville Courier Journal"


"A book for all women and all men -- an education about the horrors of abuse and chances of recovery." -- "Oakland Press"


"A worthy book that gives pause." -- "Publishers Weekly"


"Offers the hope that battered women's stories will be heard and will motivate others to stand up and take action to end domestic violence." -- Bowling Green Daily News


"Sure to endure as a crucial but seldom discussed area of concern." -- Juith Jennings


"An unflinchingly powerful story of domestic abuse." -- Kentucky Monthly


"A work of advocacy.... A gripping horror show." -- Lexington Herald-Leader


"An impressive compendium of survival." -- Louisville Courier Journal


"A book for all women and all men -- an education about the horrors of abuse and chances of recovery." -- Oakland Press


"A worthy book that gives pause." -- Publishers Weekly


-Offers the hope that battered women's stories will be heard and will motivate others to stand up and take action to end domestic violence.- -- Bowling Green Daily News


-Sure to endure as a crucial but seldom discussed area of concern.- -- Juith Jennings


-An unflinchingly powerful story of domestic abuse.- -- Kentucky Monthly


-A work of advocacy.... A gripping horror show.- -- Lexington Herald-Leader


-An impressive compendium of survival.- -- Louisville Courier Journal


-A book for all women and all men -- an education about the horrors of abuse and chances of recovery.- -- Oakland Press


-A worthy book that gives pause.- -- Publishers Weekly

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