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The Lost Woman: A Memoir
Sydney Smith
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The Lost Woman: A Memoir

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The Lost Woman is a brave and elegantly written memoir. When Sydney Smith was nine, she thought about killing herself because of her mothero s cruelty. By the time Sydney was twenty, she believed there were cameras behind every mirror in the house, that her mother could read her mind. How to escape? How to survive?"
ebook, 300 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Text Publishing
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Catherine Bateson
May 01, 2013 Catherine Bateson rated it really liked it
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This is a brave well-written memoir by a sexual abuse survivor. My only criticism is that the mother remains a shadowy, inexplicable figure - but maybe this is because to Smith she can never be truly understood. How could a child understand such willful cruelty exacted on them by a parent?
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