Trapped: The Terrifying True Story of a Secret World of Abuse

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Trapped was a Sunday Times bestseller and the first memoir from foster carer Rosie Lewis.

Phoebe, an autistic nine-year-old girl, is taken into police protection after a chance comment to one of her teachers alerts the authorities that all might not be what it seems in her comfortable, middle-class home. Experienced foster carer Rosie accepts the youngster as an emergency placement knowing that her autism will represent a challenge – not only for her but also for the rest of the family.

But after several shocking incidents of self-harming, Pica and threats to kill, it soon becomes apparent that Phoebe’s autism may be the least of her problems.

Locked for nine years in a secret world of severe abuse, as Phoebe opens up about her horrific past, her foster carer begins to suspect that Phoebe may not be suffering from autism at all.

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Publisher
Harper Collins
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Published on
Feb 27, 2014
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9780007541799
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / General
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs
Family & Relationships / Abuse / Child Abuse
Family & Relationships / Autism Spectrum Disorders
Psychology / Psychopathology / General
Social Science / Social Work
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