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The Only Girl in the World

by Maude Julien

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A memoir by a therapist specializing in manipulation and psychological control describes her harrowing upbringing by fanatic parents, who raised her in isolation through traumatic disciplinary exercises designed to "eliminate weakness," recounting how she eventually escaped with the help of an outsider.

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A Father's Cruel Mission To Create 'The Only Girl In The World'

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