Original title (German):
Blutiger Sonnenaufgang – Missbraucht – und geliebt –
English title translation:
Bloody Sunrise – Abused – and loved – Fate of a Girl
Contents and description:
In her autobiographic novel Lara Andriessen
describes the abuse of her father, the mistreatment
of her mother, and the blindness and helplessness of her social environment.
Born in Berlin as the daughter of a policeman, she is at the mercy of her father from the very beginning, as he begins to abuse her when she is about one year old. Her father puts her under pressure to keep the secret. Lara flees, lives in the street, is sent to an approval school, escapes, takes drugs, and is caught by the police who send her home again. She becomes pregnant from her father and tries to commit suicide.
In the end she succeeds in finding a way out of the terrible situation.
A shocking true story – brilliantly written. A book nobody should miss who wants to know more about the reality of sexual abuse.
Genre/subject matter: novel (true-life story, child abuse)
Author: Lara Andriessen
About the author:
Lara Andriessen, born in Berlin in 1956, divorced, three children, worked as a nurse, an employee in a publishing company, and as a Reiki teacher. She has published a wide range of books.
Language of the original book: German
Date of publication: October 2002
Number of pages: 342
Format: 14.6 x 21.0 cm
German retail price (including VAT): 14.80 EUR
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