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The Girl Behind the Painted Smile: My battle with the bottle
by Catherine Lockwood

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The Girl Behind the Painted Smile: My battle with the bottle by Catherine Lockwood Overview

This version is now retired and has been republished - you will find the new edition on this page. *Contains non-religion-based 12 steps* *Contains strong language* Cathy's life is spiralling out of control. Deeply scarred by a childhood of maternal neglect, she attempts to find solace in self-harm and delinquent behaviour. Before long, she is addicted to alcohol. Hidden behi This version is now retired and has been republished - you will find the new edition on this page. *Contains non-religion-based 12 steps* *Contains strong language* Cathy's life is spiralling out of control. Deeply scarred by a childhood of maternal neglect, she attempts to find solace in self-harm and delinquent behaviour. Before long, she is addicted to alcohol. Hidden behind a painted smile, Cathy begins a promising career as an actress and model, rubbing shoulders with royalty and the rich and famous. But Cathy is her own worst enemy and her continued dependence on alcohol hurtles her down a path of self-destruction. She endures a string of abusive, often horrific relationships, anorexia, poverty and almost loses her children. In this harrowing true story, Cathy never loses her sense of humour and is determined to win the battle with the

Catherine Lockwood

About The Girl Behind the Painted Smile: My battle with the bottle Description

I was born a long time ago and have led an extremely colourful life. I started writing just eight years ago for a laugh and a bit of therapy to boot. It eventually turned into a book. My second is a pyschoerotica tale of love, madness and death - very dark... Some of it is based on fact ~ mwahahaha! I am now working on a horrid gangster novel, an alternative history and and Sci-Fi. I also write a

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ISBN 9781492984 Edition Language English (8)