Kate Holden In My Skin

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In My Skin

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An intensely honest memoir of life as an addict follows the one-time arts graduate, history buff, middle-class daughter, dreamer, and innocent into the all-consuming attractions of heroin and the depths of the sex industry, as well as the family love and personal determination that helped her defeat the drug, in a powerful story of degradation and redemption.

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A chilling memoir of addiction that needs no embellishment. --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's a terrifying and compelling story . . . and gives you a tantalizing peek into a world we all hope never to experience. --Glamour

Unflinching . . . Holden has an ear for rhythm and language. . . . Lyrical. --San Francisco Chronicle

Achilling memoir of addiction that needs no embellishment. --Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It sa terrifying and compelling story . . . and gives you a tantalizing peek into aworld we all hope never to experience. --Glamour

Tougherand truer [than the usual addiction memoir] . . . Her stubborn allegiance tothe truth of her experience and her refusal to accept conventional opinionsabout drugs and prostitution make In MySkin compelling. --Columbus Dispatch

Unflinching. . . Holden has an ear for rhythm and language. . . . Lyrical. --San Francisco Chronicle

Tougher and truer [than the usual addiction memoir] . . . Her stubborn allegiance to the truth of her experience and her refusal to accept conventional opinions about drugs and prostitution make In My Skin compelling. --Columbus Dispatch

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Kate Holden was born in Melbourne in 1972. She completed an Honours degree in classics and literature at the University of Melbourne and a graduate diploma in professional writing and editing. In My Skin is her first book.

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