The Resource Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood, Cheryl Diamond

Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood, Cheryl Diamond

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Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood
Title
Nowhere girl
Title remainder
a memoir of a fugitive childhood
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl Diamond
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To the young Cheryl Diamond, life felt like one big adventure, whether she was hurtling down the Himalayas in a rickety car or mingling with underworld fixers. Her family appeared to be an unbreakable gang of five. One day they were in Australia, the next South Africa, the pattern repeating as they crossed continents, changed identities, and erased their pasts. What Diamond didn't yet know was that she was born into a family of outlaws fleeing from the highest international law enforcement agencies, a family with secrets that would eventually catch up to all of them. By the time she was in her teens, Diamond had lived dozens of lives and lies. She had been a practicing Sikh and had also celebrated a bat mitzvah, both while training to be a near-Olympic-level athlete. But as she grew older, love and trust turned to fear and violence, and her family the only people she had in the world began to unravel. She started to realise that her life itself might be a big con, and the people she loved, the most dangerous of all. With no way out and her identity burned so often that she had no proof she even existed, all that was left was a girl from nowhere. Surviving would require her to escape, and to do so Diamond would have to unlearn all the rules she grew up with
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10958177
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Diamond, Cheryl
Dewey number
362.87092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Diamond, Cheryl
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Missing persons
  • Exiles
  • Impersonation
  • Family secrets
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a memoir of a fugitive childhood
Label
Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood, Cheryl Diamond
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781616208202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Nowhere girl : a memoir of a fugitive childhood, Cheryl Diamond
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781616208202
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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