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'I'D ALWAYS GO AND SIT IN THE TOILETS EACH TIME THEY HIT ME...I'D JUST GET TIGHTER AND TIGHTERAND I'D WANNA KILLPEOPLE...THEY'D JUST BEAT THE HELLOUT OF YUH, THEY KNEW YUH COULDN'T DONUTHIN' ABOUT IT...' THIS IS HOW TOM DESCRIBED HIS TREATMENT AT PRIMARY AND TECHNICAL SCHOOL BUT IT WAS ONLY AFTER ALMOST TWO YEARS OF INTENSE PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP THAT HE COULD TALKFREELY TO ME ABOUTHIS THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS. WHEN I MET HIM, TOM WAS THIRTEEN, WITHDRAWN,VIOLENT AND SELF-DESTRUCTIVE. 'TOM' IS THE STORY OF HOW WE WORKED TOGETHER TO RE-ESTABLISH HIS LIFE. IT WAS A TORTUOUS, OFTEN UNREWARDING AND HEARTBREAKING TIME, AND THE TRAGEDY IS THAT THERE ARE SO MANY OTHERS LIKE TOM WHODO NOT GET THE CHANCE TO RE-DIRECT THEIR LIVES.
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Book Description Penguin Books Australia, Ringwood, Vic. : New York, 1978. Trade paperback. Condition: Very good. No dust jacket. 139 p.; 19 cm. NO PREVIOUS OWNER'S NAME PB 33. Seller Inventory # Alibris.0008509
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004155703
Book Description Penguin 30/08/1990, 1990. Condition: Very Good. Shipped within 24 hours from our UK warehouse. Clean, undamaged book with no damage to pages and minimal wear to the cover. Spine still tight, in very good condition. Remember if you are not happy, you are covered by our 100% money back guarantee. Seller Inventory # 6545-9780140048605
Book Description -. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Tom: A Child's Life Regained This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. Seller Inventory # 7719-9780140048605
Book Description Penguin Books, Ringwood, 1982. Pictorial Wraps. Condition: Very Good. Reprint. Foreword by Alan Marshall. Front cover blurb: "Intensely moving, beautifully controlled, and obviously important to all educators". Mass market paperback. Printed in Australia. Mild ripple to lower margin edge, light abrasions to inside covers (due to removal of tape), otherwise a very nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 139pp. SB-98. Size: 18 x 11cm. Seller Inventory # 032255
Book Description Penguin, Ringwood, Vic. ; New York, 1978. Paperback. Condition: Good. Reprint. 139 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Cover is protected in clear, self-adhesive laminate. Page edges are reasonably browned and slightly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. 'I'd always go and sit in the toilets each time they hit me.i'd just get tighter and tighter and i'd wanna kill people.they'd just beat the hell out of yuh, they knew yuh couldn't do nuthin' about it.' this is how tom described his treatment at primary and technical school but it was only after almost two years of intense personal relationship that he could talk freely to me about his thoughts and feelings. When i met him, tom was thirteen, withdrawn, violent and self-destructive. 'Tom' is the story of how we worked together to re-establish his life. It was a tortuous, often unrewarding and heartbreaking time, and the tragedy is that there are so many others like tom who do not get the chance to re-direct their lives. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 014004860X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140048605. Inventory No: 19030134. Seller Inventory # 19030134
Book Description Penguin Books, Melbourne, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Moderate reading wear. Very clean interior. Seller Inventory # 023740
Book Description Penguin Books, 1978. Soft cover. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Book Description: Penguin Books Australia, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good to Near Fine, spine uncreased, cover has a little age tanning else Fine. 139pp, 200g, 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. When I met him, Tom was thirteen, withdrawn, violent and self destructive. Tom is the story of how we worked together to re-establish his life. Postage may be reduced. Bookseller Inventory # 2663200ACJ. Seller Inventory # 003200
Book Description Penguin, 1978. Befriedigend/Good: Durchschnittlich erhaltenes Buch bzw. Schutzumschlag mit Gebrauchsspuren, aber vollständigen Seiten. / Describes the average WORN book or dust jacket that has all the pages present. Seller Inventory # M0014004860X-G