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Publisher Description

The true story of 2 year-old Anna, abandoned by her natural parents, left alone in a neglected orphanage.

Elaine and Ian had travelled half way round the world to adopt little Anna. She couldn’t have been more wanted, loved and cherished. So why was she now in foster care and living with me? It didn’t make sense.

Until I learned what had happened. …

Dressed only in nappies and ragged T-shirts the children were incarcerated in their cots. Their large eyes stared out blankly from emaciated faces. Some were obviously disabled, others not, but all were badly undernourished. Flies circled around the broken ceiling fans and buzzed against the grids covering the windows. The only toys were a few balls and a handful of building bricks, but no child played with them. The silence was deafening and unnatural. Not one of the thirty or so infants cried, let alone spoke.

About the author

Cathy has been a foster carer for over 25 years, during which time she has looked after more than 100 children, of all ages and backgrounds. She has three teenage children of her own; one of whom was adopted after a long-term foster placement. The name Cathy Glass is a pseudonym.

Cathy has written 18 books, including bestselling memoirs Damaged, Cut, and Will You Love Me?

Biographies & Memoirs
22 February
HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited

Customer Reviews

melsmith87 ,

A long way from home

Wow!!!!! Couldn’t put this book down. Cathy always has a way to make you feel like you are right there in the moment with her. This is what I love the most about her books.

Ribeena85 ,

Great read

Yet another fantastic book from Cathy Glass. Was great to read both the parents story and Cathy’s side of the story.

Bree_ccl ,

Read it in one day!!

I could not put this book down. I had a sick day from work and on bed rest, I read the whole book in one day. It kept me so intrigued.

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