Damaged by Kia DuPree

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Camille Logan feels trapped. After she is sexually and emotionally abused by her foster parents, she turns to the one person she knows she can trust--her boyfriend Chu, a mid-level drug dealer. But when life finally starts looking up for Camille, Chu is brutally murdered. Again feeling abandoned and helpless, and refusing to return to the system, Camille finds herself living with a stable of women in a tiny run-down apartment building in Washington, D.C., working for Nut, a deranged pimp. Fed up with her life, Camille is forced to right her wrongs, and slowly learns that her past does not necessarily determine her future.

About Kia DuPree

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Kia DuPree, a native of Washington, D.C., holds a B.A. in Mass Media Arts from Hampton University, as well as an M.A. in English from Old Dominion University. She received a Professional Studies Publishing Certificate from New York University in 2006. She is currently teaching middle school and lives with her husband and son in the DC area.
Published January 7, 2010 by Grand Central Publishing. 304 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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By Sharel Gordon-Love • Apr 10th, 2010 • Category: Book Review 2010 • Email This Post • Print This Post Author Kia Dupree’s is not just your typical story about a child growing up in the foster care system in Damaged.

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