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Beautiful

A beautiful girl. An evil man. One inspiring true story of courage

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Beautiful by Katie Piper
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I could hear someone screaming and screaming and kept wishing they'd be quiet. Then I realised it was me.' When Katie Piper was 24 life was near perfect. Young and beautiful, she had a blossoming career as a glamorous model and TV presenter. It was a dream come true. But then she fell for 32-year-old Daniel Lynch, a man she met through Facebook, and within weeks her world turned into the most sickening nightmare imaginable. After being held captive for eight hellish hours and brutally raped by her new boyfriend, Katie was subjected to a vicious acid attack. Within seconds of the cup of sulphuric acid being thrown into her face, this bright and bubbly girl could feel her looks and the life she loved melting away in an instant. This is the harrowing true story of how one girl had her mind, body and spirit cruelly snatched from her and how she bravely fought to get them back. ** Please be advised the following video contains graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.

Author Biography

Born in Hampshire in 1983, Katie Piper refuses to let anything stand in her way. Since being the victim of an acid attack she has been more courageous than ever. Her Cutting Edge documentary Katie: My Beautiful Face won her a BAFTA nomination and was shown in 15 different countries around the world. In December 2009, she was selected to present Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message. In Spring 2011, Katie also appeared in her Channel 4 show Katie: My Beautiful Friends. Katie now runs her own charity. The Katie Piper Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the plight of burns victims and other disfigurement injuries. The charity also campaigns for the specialist treatment Katie received to become widely available in the UK, www.katiepiperfoundation.org.uk.
Release date NZ
February 17th, 2011
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Ebury Press
Pages
320
Dimensions
126x198x21
ISBN-13
9780091940768
Product ID
9474959

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