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Secrets My Mother Kept What If Everything You Knew About Yourself Was a Lie? by Kath Hardy
  

Secrets My Mother Kept What If Everything You Knew About Yourself Was a Lie?

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When Kath's Mother died she was left to sort through her mother's belongings and found a cache of letters, letters which would lead to an unravelling of her identity and sense of self. Slowly she started to pierce together the facts and fictions of her childhood to get to the truth, so long hidden between her own mother and her mother's sister.

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Synopsis

Secrets My Mother Kept What If Everything You Knew About Yourself Was a Lie? by Kath Hardy

Kath grew up on a vast council estate in the 1950s, the second youngest of ten children. The two most important people in young Kath's life were her charismatic but manipulative mother Flo and her mother's sister Aunty. But Flo and Aunty were keeping secrets, a tapestry of lies that cast a harrowing shadow over the children's lives. Many years later Kath's mother died and while sorting through Flo's things, Kath discovered a bundle of secret letters that sent her on a journey to finally unravel the truth...Inspirational and moving, this is the story of a women brave enough to confront her past, and strong enough to let love not bitterness define her.

About the Author

Kath Hardy grew up on a council estate in Dagenham in the 1950s and 60s, the second youngest of ten children. She was a teacher for more than 30 years, before becoming an education advisor. She now lives in Suffolk with her husband, and has two grown-up children.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th October 2013

Author

Kath Hardy

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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ISBN

9781444763256

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