Richard McCann's account of his childhood became a massive UK bestseller. In it he told the harrowing story of how he and his sisters were left motherless when the Yorkshire Ripper killed his first victim, Richard's mother Wilma McCann. "Just A Boy" was praised for its unflinching and unself-pitying account of a neglected childhood at the hands of an abusive father and uncaring authorities. "The Boy Grows Up" is an account of how Richard used the success of "Just A Boy" to try and save his sister, and of his attempts to make sense of his past whilst learning more about the effects of traumatic childhoods and loss.
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No 1 Bestselling author returns with the story of his journey from an abusive past to a healing futureFrom the Back Cover:
Praise for Just A Boy:
‘Harrowing’ The Sun
‘Heart rending’ Woman’s Weekly
Into the Light tells of an extraordinary young man’s journey; from abused child of a murdered woman, to an adult wishing to heal the suffering of others. This is a book shot through with heart-breaking stories of damage and survival.
Richard McCann, author of the bestselling Just a Boy, tells the story of how he overcame his past by confronting certain truths, reconciling certain relationships and, most importantly, by meeting others who had suffered. Richard’s salvation came with the decision that he wished to help others in a way he and his sisters were never helped themselves.Into the Light will introduce you to some extraordinary survivors. It will bring you to tears, swell your heart and inspire your future.
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