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Please Let It Stop: The true story of my abused childhood

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'In retrospect, I can see I was the perfect candidate for child abuse. My parents had divorced and my mother didn't show me much love. Her self-imposed isolation kept me away from other children. My abuser had nobody in his way.'

Please Let It Stop is a gripping and ultimately inspiring memoir of suffering and determination, of obstacles and inner battles. Jacqueline Gold was a/>Please
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 7th 2008 by Ebury Press
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Please Let It Stop is a gripping and ultimately inspiring memoir of suffering and determination, of obstacles and inner battles. Jacqueline Gold was abused by her stepfather for many years, but one day she summoned the courage to ask him to stop. Jacqueline went on to become chief executive of British sex shop chain Ann Summers, but the journey was far from easy. In this, her no-holds-barred autobiography, Jacqueline describe
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This book proved to be an interesting and enjoyable read. Don’t be put off however by the front cover of this book. The title ‘Please Let It Stop’ and cover make this book appear like a ‘misery memoir’ but it is anything but. Although Jacqueline Gold, the Chief Executive of British brand Ann Summers, was abused by her stepfather during childhood (a background but not foreground theme of the book), this text reads more like an autobiography of drive, determination and ambition rather than a work ...more
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Sep 03, 2010 rated it liked it
So I was really into it at first..I am sorry to say I did not like this book much. It's only earning 3 stars from me. At frst I really think it was about her abussive childhood. Then it turned into more of a bio about her career. However interesting her carrer choice was it seemed very boring to me to have to read about it. Maybe she could have turned it into two books..Wrote about her childhood then lead into her adult life in the next..That's all I really have to say here :(
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