The Truth or Something
Henry Holt and Co.
Growing up poor and neglected in post-World War II England, young Mick, longing to be part of a loving family as he is shuttled from home to home, must harden himself against disappointment and cruelty--and, finally, against the abusive father he only recently met.
Family Relationships; Family violence; Step parent; Poverty; child abuse; step father; impoverished family; poor; financial hardship
abandoned children; England; post World War II; family problems
Willis, Jeanne, "The Truth or Something" (2002). Diverse Families. 1142.