Unbeaten: The Story of My Brutal Childhood

Unbeaten: The Story of My Brutal Childhood

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By (author) Kim Woodburn

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Audio Books
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 123mm x 141mm x 7mm | 104g
  • Publication date: 19 October 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1844563014
  • ISBN 13: 9781844563012

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For Kim Woodburn finding fame in her 60s in the smash hit television series "How Clean is Your House? "with fellow dust-buster Aggie Mackenzie is like living a fairytale. Often she has simply wished that she had never been born, for Kim has overcome horrific emotional and physical abuse both at the hands of her alcoholic mother and her philandering, sexually abusive father. In her brave and revealing story Kim's memories of growing up are not of love and cuddles, but of beatings and random cruelty. Shuttled between the brutal houses of her warring parents, a succession of miserable children's homes and a grim convent -- Kim's past has cast a long shadow over her life. But just before her sixteenth birthday she finally made her escape. It has taken decades of hard work, and a wonderfully happy marriage to conquer depression but now she has emerged unbowed and unbeaten as Britain's Queen of Clean.

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Kim Woodburn was born in Eastney, Portsmouth. Kim worked as a beautician, a model, a social worker and a live-in housekeeper before exposing the nation's filthiest homes in the hugely popular television series How Clean is Your House? She lives in Kent with her husband Peter.