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Holy Terrors: A Boy, Two Brothers, a Stolen Childhood

Holy Terrors: A Boy, Two Brothers, a Stolen Childhood

Michael Clemenger

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As a baby, Michael Clemenger was handed over to the unloving care of a religious-run children’s home. Aged eight, he was transferred to St Joseph’s Industrial School in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

Chosen as their ‘favourite’ by two Christian Brothers, Michael endured years of sexual abuse at the hands of both men. Brother Price would strike at night, while Brother Roberts took his pleasure in a weekly bathtime ritual. And even their ‘protection’ did not save the boy from merciless beatings at the hands of other sadistic Brothers in the notorious institution.

Despite the unbelievable trauma of his early life, Michael emerged unbroken, determined to make something of himself, and also to find the mother he had never known.

A story of remarkable spirit and courage, set against a background of the prejudices and neglect of Irish society in the 1960s.

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Author Michael Clemenger
Publisher The O'Brien Press
Publication date 9 Nov 2009
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781847171870

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