The Resource A mother's story, Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett

A mother's story, Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett

Label
A mother's story
Title
A mother's story
Statement of responsibility
Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett
Title variation
mothers story
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A profoundly moving and inspiring memoir from Australia's domestic violence crusader, Rosie Batty. Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world. Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son Luke and was then shot by police at the Tyabb cricket oval. Rosie had suffered years of family violence, and had had intervention and custody orders in place in an effort to protect herself and her son. She believes the killing was Greg's final act of control over her. Since the events of last February, Rosie has become an outspoken crusader against domestic violence, winning hearts and mind all over Australia with her compassion, courage, grace and forgiveness. In the wake of the tragedy, Rosie's advocacy work has forced an unprecedented national focus on family violence, with the Victorian Labor government establishing Australia's first royal commission into family violence, and committing a further
Summary
Rosie Batty knows pain no woman should have to suffer. Her son was killed by his father in a violent incident in February 2014, a horrendous event that shocked not only the nation, but the world. Greg Anderson murdered his 11-year-old son Luke and was then shot by police at the Tyabb cricket oval. Rosie had suffered years of family violence, and had had intervention and custody orders in place in an effort to protect herself and her son. She believes the killing was Greg's final act of control over her
Tone
Biography type
individual biography
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10470745
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Batty, Rosie
Dewey number
362.8292092
Illustrations
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Corbett, Bryce
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Batty, Rosie
  • Batty, Luke
  • Victims of family violence
  • Abused wives
  • Family violence
  • Family violence
Target audience
adult
Label
A mother's story, Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett
Instantiates
Publication
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.
Extent
324 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781460750551
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781460750551
Label
A mother's story, Rosie Batty with Bryce Corbett
Publication
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.
Extent
324 pages, [16] unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781460750551
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781460750551

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