Getting Out: Life Stories of Women Who Left Abusive Men

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Getting Out - Life Stories of Women Who Left Abusive Men *
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Getting Out *
  • Introduction - Thinking through the Heart 1
  • Part I - The Privileged Are Not Exempt 25
  • Chapter One - Jan 27
  • Chapter Two - Netiva 41
  • Part II - … nor Are Children 57
  • Chapter Three - Kimberly 59
  • Chapter Four - Jessica 73
  • Part III - A Two–timing Batterer 87
  • Chapter Five - Rebecca (singing Water) 89
  • Chapter Six - Emily 105
  • Part IV - Family and Friends to the Rescue 119
  • Chapter Seven - Lee 121
  • Chapter Eight - Annette 135
  • Part V - Faces of Shelter Life 149
  • Chapter Nine - Sharon 151
  • Chapter Ten - Gretchen 165
  • Part VI - When the System Works 181
  • Chapter Eleven - Raquelle 183
  • Chapter Twelve - Lucretia 197
  • Chapter Thirteen - Colette 213
  • Part VII - Legacies of Loss and Death 231
  • Chapter Fourteen - Blanca 233
  • Chapter Fifteen - Judy 249
  • Chapter Sixteen - Freda 263
  • Afterword - A Message for Battered Women 277
  • References 283
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