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A Reason for Living - A Story that Shocked the World! [Kindle Edition]

Billy Casper
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)

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A Reason for Living - A Story that Shocked the World! - by - Billy Casper

This is the powerful and compelling true story of a child's fight for survival from cruel and abusive parents. It's about a child living like and often acting like a wild animal, fighting for survival, on and under the streets of England.

This story may be of interest to other survivors of childhood abuse and cruelty and should be of interest to anyone with children or anyone who cares for them. It contains some powerful lessons relating to child protection and should be of an educational value to child care professionals.

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 700 KB
  • Print Length: 156 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Defiance Publishing; Second Edition edition (27 Jan 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B74SFUU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #32,573 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Don't mind me 19 Nov 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Did not find this as convincing or as heart wrenching as "The Cupboard Under the Stairs". To imagine there is so much evil, abuse and cruelty in everyday life. This is NOT fiction, not the movies. This is real. However, I found myself having rather little compassion for Billy. The story is not so much that of his childhood as that of his growing into adulthood. I find it difficult to express an unbiased opinion without incurring the wrath of other readers. Billy Casper managed to make good of his difficult life and can be proud of himself. I can only apologise if I found him to be unsympathetic (to me): a rough tough kid, a bully, a trouble maker, unstable in work and love. Good on you Billy for being a survivor. Keep up the love and don't mind me. You done good.
And yes there were spelling errors and grammatical mistakes but this is not what counts in a story like this. It's the content that is important, the story as it is told.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sad but lovely 10 Sep 2013
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I really loved this book, really well written and could feel and understand every emotion he felt and went through, it will take quite a while for me to get this book out of my mind
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4.0 out of 5 stars Must read 2 Sep 2013
By Sally
Format:Kindle Edition
Shocking and sickening story had me in tears more than once. Amazing how he came through it. Evil mother and a weak pathetic father.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A reason for living 17 Aug 2013
By Suzy
Format:Kindle Edition
This book is the amazing story of Billy living a life most people can not imagine. We are not told whether his mother is still alive but I sincerely hope she goes to hell where she deserves to be.
Billy you are a true example to us all and proof that abused kids don't go on to abuse their own kids. Shayne is lucky to have such a good dad and I wish you both love and best wishes
Suzy x
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5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping story 14 Aug 2013
By K mavor
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Really horrific story the poor family suffered horrendous cruelty from the hands of their mother .how a mother could treat her own babes in such an inhuman way beggars belief
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
By ceri
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How this man went on to live a normal life and become such a good parent is proof that you are not always a product of your upbringing . I totally understand why he hated his evil mother with such a passion . Something more must be done to help stop children being treated so badly and these evil so called parents need proper punishment and educating . I wish the author all the very best for his future with his adored son.
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5.0 out of 5 stars a reason for living 10 Aug 2013
By DJ
Format:Kindle Edition
I recomend everyone to read this book. This is how a victim becomes a survivor. It is a real eye opener, as to what is happening in our society today
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5.0 out of 5 stars what a book 2 Jun 2014
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cryed a lot but but what a life and came through it very heavy in bits but could not put dow read in less than 2 days
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
very very moving
Published 13 days ago by Rodney
3.0 out of 5 stars Shock is not the word
Shock is not the word I was hooked from the beginning. good read and I would recommend this to anyone.
Published 25 days ago by georgina peabody
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
ok boring at times
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
excellent
Published 1 month ago by kimmy
5.0 out of 5 stars Pauline
l.could hardly believe what I was reading, it was a very good but sad story I would recommend this book to all the readers. Read more
Published 1 month ago by pauline goulding
5.0 out of 5 stars Sandra
Very sad and emotional book enjoyed reading the story but was also shocked that this kind of thing is still allowed Togo on
Published 1 month ago by Sandra clarkeAmazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars good read
A good read and hopefully make people stop and think what kind of things go on behind closed doors. Shocking
Published 2 months ago by jhexley
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
ok read
Published 2 months ago by mrs t a lawrence
4.0 out of 5 stars Cruelty to children
Readable because I work in this field and hear these types of stories constantly. However parts of this book shocked even me. Read more
Published 5 months ago by dc61
5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping
A fab book, but very sad.....I feel very proud of the guy who survived this horrendous life, he has proved himself better than them horrible people.
Published 5 months ago by Joanne Chatwin
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