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by Constance Briscoe

ePub Ugly download
Author:
Constance Briscoe
ISBN13:
978-0340976609
ISBN:
0340976608
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Hodder Paperback (January 10, 2008)
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4.8
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Ugly: The True Story of a Loveless Childhood by Constance Briscoe is a heartbreaking tale about growing up without receiving love from the very person most of us learn love from

Ugly: The True Story of a Loveless Childhood by Constance Briscoe is a heartbreaking tale about growing up without receiving love from the very person most of us learn love from. The idea of extreme emotional and physical abuse acted upon by your own blood is disturbing. Although it is not a rare occurrence, it is definitely not something we hear about often and this book opens up our eyes to a world we could’ve been born into.

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In May 2014, she was jailed for three counts of doing an act tending to pervert the course of justice in R v Huhne and Pryce. She was disbarred and removed from the judiciary. Briscoe studied Law at Newcastle University graduating with a 2:2, financing her studies with several casual jobs, including working in a hospice. She took an MA at the University of Warwick.

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Constance Briscoe, one of Britain's few black women judges, caused a storm when she published her first memoir, Ugly, with its allegations of childhood abuse. In its sequel, Beyond Ugly, she tells Simon Hattenstone, she has fresh scores to settle - this time with colleagues.

Constance's mother systematically abused her daughter, both physically and emotionally, throughout her childhood

This book was incredible. Very fast paced and interesting from beginning to end. The ending was triumphant, hopeful and great. A great story and a well written book. I thank Constance Briscoe for sharing it.

Hachette UK, 13 нояб . I handed my school photograph to my mother. She stared from the photograph to me. "Lord, sweet Lord, how come she so ugly. Well I finished it last night and in the beginning of the book I thought it would be really hard to read, it was, but not as bad as i thought it would Читать весь отзыв. Constance Briscoe practises as a barrister and in 1996 became a part-time judge - one of the first black women to sit as a judge in the UK. She lives in Clapham. Библиографические данные.

Woman & Home UGLY is the life story of Constance Briscoe

Woman & Home UGLY is the life story of Constance Briscoe.

From the Number One Bestsellign author of UGLY Despite her mother's constant physical and psychological abuse, Constance Briscoe has gained a place at Newcastle University to study law - a long-held ambition. She finances her studies by several jobs at weekends and during the holidays, including working with the terminally ill in a hospice. She also finds the money to pay for several cosmetic surgery treatments in an attempt to transform the face that her mother has convinced her is ugly, ugly, ugly. With the degree achieved, Constance takes up Michael Mansfield's.

  • This is the most amazing account of how to beat the system of bullying and child abuse, and nastiness in its extreme. Not a happy story, but it was peppered with more great outcomes than let downs. Clarence's ability to always face her demons, and then find a positive way to overcome the tragic sadness that accompanies such a life, as overwhelming in this story. Every time her mother hurt her, physically or mentally, she went on to do something positive. This has been a real eyeopener for me. We all cry foul so easily, and how easy would this have been for 'Clearie' as well. But no, she excelled at school she worked up to 3 jobs once. She 'smiled' through adversity while working at Rosie's, I could go on and on. There were two accounts that had me laughing out loud - her morning in church with Aunt Ina and the time when she fought Eastman by jumping on his back. She wrote these two scenes will great hilarity. I am now reading the sequel, Beyond Ugly, and thoroughly enjoying this too. Must read! and appreciate what you have, and that you don't have to spend the rest of your life wishing you had your mother's love. This broke my heart.

  • I gave this book five stars because it held my interest from beginning to the end. The descriptions of the abuse are quite harrowing as to almost be unbelievable. The book is more than a bit depressing but it had a satisfactory ending. I would recommend this book to those who like inspirational memoirs.

  • Powerful. Sad. Overall a great read, was recommended to me by a friend.
    We never know how deep the scars of childhood are. Must be careful how we treat people through word and action.

  • I had read the earlier version, and am glad that the newer version has an addendum which is very interesting.

  • VERY GOOD BOOK...ALL 3 OF THEM!

  • I really enjoyed reading this books do can't wait to start part 2. For a fractional bookies very realistic in the writing

  • Great book

  • Very good book