Books tagged: child abandonment

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Five Percent of Nothing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A catastrophic event turned gift puts a halt to Liza Parker living down the horror of her past and the mistakes of her present. An unapologetic journey that surfs through rip-currents of funny and heart-breaking events, Five Percent of Nothing explores fairy tale obliteration, why self-esteem should be an addiction and how any door, or window if you must, is the gospel according to freedom.
A Home for Adam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jonah Swedan wants his nephew, Adam, to live with him. His wife, Claire, doesn't. Can their marriage survive this major rift? A heart-warming story about second chances by national bestselling author Dara Girard.
Tears
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Horror » General
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Timothy was just an average boy who was yearning for the attention of his mother and father. Unfortunately, the only one who seemed to take notice of him was a very cruel babysitter. “Tears” by T.K. Wade is an intense drama about abandonment and the importance of love in the life of a young child.
Little Satchmo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013 and represented by Victoria Sanders. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
To the world, Louis Armstrong is a symbol of musical genius, unparalleled success and unassailable character. To Sharon Preston Folta, he was, simply, Dad. Folta is the product of a long affair between the married musician, and the vaudeville dancer Lucille Preston. Little Satchmo is an extraordinary tale of identity, loss, and one daughter’s ultimate search for truth—and her father’s love.
No Excuses: Time To Man Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The absentee father is a crisis which crosses all ethnic boundaries. For too long many of us have neglected our obligations to our children. One of the causes is poor decision making resulting in everything from addiction, incarceration, to failure to stepping up to the plate. No reason is forgivable as the ultimate victim is the child. No Excuses: Time To Man Up
Fatherless
Price: $21.85 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: British English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The infant Phil lives with his poverty stricken mother Annie in a 1950s Yorkshire mill town. But Annie's mental state frequently breaks apart as she is burned by loss and desertion. Sent to a distant orphanage Phil struggles for identity and belonging. With love and humour Phil Barber tells the fascinating story from the dark earth of his tangled roots into a troubled adolescence.