The Resource Hell on the way to heaven, Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy

Hell on the way to heaven, Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy

Label
Hell on the way to heaven
Title
Hell on the way to heaven
Statement of responsibility
Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Australian mother's love, the power of the Catholic Church and the fight for justice over child sexual abuse. Chrissie and Anthony Foster were like any other young family, raising their three daughters in suburban Melbourne with what they hoped were the right values. Chrissie could not have known that the stranger-danger she feared actually lurked in the presbytery attached to the girls' Catholic primary school. Father Kevin O'Donnell, a long-term paedophile, lived and worked there. Two of their young daughters became victims of O'Donnell. And once the truth was revealed, the Fosters began a battle to find out how this could have happened. The Church offered silence, lies, denials and threats. Meanwhile, their daughters tried to piece together their fractured lives. This is the chilling true story that made national and international headlines. Chrissie Foster's heartbreaking account of her family's suffering, and their determination to stand up for themselves against the might of the Catholic Church, is testament to the strength of a mother's love, and the resilience of the human spirit
Biography type
individual biography
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Foster, Chrissie
Dewey number
362.76092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Kennedy, Paul
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  • Foster family
  • Catholic Church
  • Abused children
  • Child sexual abuse
Label
Hell on the way to heaven, Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 2010
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
20 cm.
Extent
375 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781742753041
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Hell on the way to heaven, Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy
Publication
Note
First published: 2010
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
20 cm.
Extent
375 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781742753041
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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