Judas Kisses


In April 1994 in a remote NSW town, Donna Carson was bashed, doused in petrol and set alight by her de facto partner. She suffered horrific burns to 65% of her body and spent the next six months in hospital lapsing in and out of consciousness. Throughout, what kept her alive was the thought of her two young sons, Coe and Bodean. While she recuperated, social services stepped in and took them away. Against all expectations, Donna recovered, but after her release from hospital, she suffered secondary abuse, this time at the hands of government bureaucracy. She had to fight to regain custody of her children and then for the right to take the stand at her attacker's sentencing. At every step her questions were met read more

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ISBN:

9781740664356

Format:

Paperback

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 April 2007

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Debbie and Carso Ritchie