By (author) Weaver Shane
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Blacktown by Weaver Shane
Book DescriptionThe screen door bangs shut. The silence that follows is like the collective intake of breath between the split second a guillotine falls and when it thuds home Unable to get a clear shot, he rips the bed away from the wall. I scream as the first lick of the electric cord stings my back ' Imagine a gaggle of little children sitting down to dinner with their mother when suddenly everything goes black. You can't see in front of you but you know you must hide. Daddy's home. He's turned off the power and he's coming for you, any one of you. As a boy Shane Weaver lived this nightmare every day. And this is where his story begins in BLACKTOWN, a raw and powerful memoir of how a boy not only lived through, but overcame the life sentence such a terrifying start usually means through the unwavering love of his mother, a true survivor. Weaver becomes an angry young man who learns to channel his rage into boxing, going on to become an Australian champion. Haunted by his past, he embraces alcohol and drugs with a terrifying intensity, teetering on the edge of the criminal, violent world he grew up in. One day, jobless, on the run with a wife and three kids to support, all his past li
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781863254076
(237mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: Australia
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Author Biography - Weaver Shane
Born in Blacktown, father of eight and former Australian professional boxing champion Shane Weaver is today the internationally award-winning Creative Director of multinational advertising agency, Ogilvy and Mather, in Hong Kong.
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