The Resource Anger is my middle name : a memoir, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen ; translated by Mark Mussari

Anger is my middle name : a memoir, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen ; translated by Mark Mussari

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Anger is my middle name : a memoir
Title
Anger is my middle name
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Lisbeth Zornig Andersen ; translated by Mark Mussari
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Author
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
Born to a violently dysfunctional home in working-class Denmark, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen and her three older brothers were bounced between foster care and state-run institutions, then back again to their chemically dependent mother and sadistic stepfather. For Lisbeth, it was a childhood without perimeters. It was blighted by poverty, sexual abuse, neglect, betrayal, and further victimization by the broken Danish social services system that forced Lisbeth to live where and how it saw fit. Coming of age with a myriad of fears and emotional disorders, Lisbeth had three things that would become driving forces in her life: she was extraordinarily bright, extremely willful, and exceptionally angry. From hell to liberation, this is Lisbeth's emotional and galvanizing memoir told in two voices: that of a young girl who was unwanted, challenged, and defiant, and that of a woman who channeled her rage into a positive force as a passionate advocate for children's rights. Whatever darkness defines the past, it can be used to change the future. Lisbeth's heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting journey is proof
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
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1968-
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Andersen, Lisbeth Zornig
Dewey number
362.7609489
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
In English, translated from the Danish
Literary form
non fiction
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Mussari, Mark
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  • Andersen, Lisbeth Zornig
  • Andersen, Lisbeth Zornig
  • Economists
  • Political activists
  • Economists
  • Families
  • Political activists
  • Denmark
Label
Anger is my middle name : a memoir, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen ; translated by Mark Mussari
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Copyright
Note
"Previously published as Zornig, vrede er mit mellemnavn by Gyldendal A/S in Denmark in 2011."
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 203 pages
Isbn
9781542015905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1105350033
  • 1913440
Label
Anger is my middle name : a memoir, Lisbeth Zornig Andersen ; translated by Mark Mussari
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Previously published as Zornig, vrede er mit mellemnavn by Gyldendal A/S in Denmark in 2011."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 203 pages
Isbn
9781542015905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1105350033
  • 1913440

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