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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Enough
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'As I stepped over smashed crockery, broken glass, pools of milk, juice and water in my kitchen, I felt a surge of anger and recalled the pain of the many black eyes, cut lips, and broken bones that Michael had inflicted on me, and I thought, ENOUGH.

So many of us ask, How can this be happening? How did love turn into abuse and violence? These are the questions that Patricia Hughes, renowned author of Daughters of Nazareth, continually asked herself. Like so many women, she stayed in an abusive relationship. Convinced that she somehow was responsible. She writes powerfully of being pulled into the cycle of fear, abuse, giving in, forgiving.

Enough is a story rarely told, and she tells it without self-pity, sentimentality or blind anger. Overcoming huge hurdles Patricia Hughes provides the reader with an honest account of all the ups and downs she encountered. Enough is both an inspirational story and a first hand guide for any woman in an abusive relationship.' (Spinifex Press)

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Notes

  • Dedication: For David, Once more you are my anchor.

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Works about this Work

Wanting Your Life Back: Why Do Women Live With Violence? Rosemary Calder , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 16 no. 2 2004;

— Review of Enough Patricia Hughes , 2004 single work autobiography
Untitled Kathryn Hegarty , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , October no. 28 2004;

— Review of Enough Patricia Hughes , 2004 single work autobiography
Untitled Kathryn Hegarty , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , October no. 28 2004;

— Review of Enough Patricia Hughes , 2004 single work autobiography
Wanting Your Life Back: Why Do Women Live With Violence? Rosemary Calder , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , vol. 16 no. 2 2004;

— Review of Enough Patricia Hughes , 2004 single work autobiography
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