Child abuse is a national tragedy. Sadly, more than half of the nation's 1,000,000 annual runaways do what they do because they have been physically abused or neglected. At least one third of runaways have also been sexually abused. Favorite Daughter, the story of an abused, emotionally disturbed adolescent, gives the compelling account of a "favorite" daughter torn between fantasy and realitylife and death. The abuse and the running away from home is only the beginning of her storythe beginning of a nightmare.
|Publisher:||Vantage Press, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
D.L. Northway has written extensively in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice. The Turnstyle Children, focusing on repeat juvenile offenders, was presented in the UK to an international body of criminal and juvenile justice professionals in 1982. He has traveled throughout Europe and Asia as a member of a delegation of of juvenile justice specialists studying crime and delinquency. Mr. Northway has a B.A. in special education and an M.A. in guidance and counseling. The author and his wife, Florent, are the parents of four children, and they live in Wilmington, North Carolina.