Betty's Child by Donald Dempsey

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Please see the new trade paperback and e-book editions of Betty's Child, which were published in 2013 and include numerous corrections to the original hardcover edition, as well as a new prologue and an expanded epilogue.

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Published March 4, 2013 by Dream of Things. 438 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships, Literature & Fiction, Self Help. Non-fiction

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Early in the book, Donny poses a question to himself: “Would I wind up toothless, clueless and broke because of heredity—or because of where and how we lived?” Determined not to consider either factor an excuse, as a preteen boy he decided that, despite his abuse and neglect, he would choose bett...

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This memoir is for everyone who has ever known someone abandoned, someone unloved, someone with barriers that seem impenetrable.

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