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'I was born into the war still raging inside my father.'

Ruth Clare's father came back from the Vietnam War a changed man: a violent, controlling parent and a dominating, aggressive husband. Through a childhood of being constantly on guard, with no one to protect her but herself, Ruth learned to be strong and fierce in the face of fear.

After escaping her difficult

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Kindle Edition, 270 pages
Published February 29th 2016 by e-penguin
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This was a gut wrenching true story of a wretched childhood and the consequences of the failure to support those returning from the Vietnam War. I loved the way the past and present were reflected in different type in the book. And a great description of Australian life at the time!
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