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Rescuing Patty Hearst

By: Virginia Holman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Simon And Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 0140908

ISBN: 0743255496

Condition: Fair


In 1975, one year after Patty Hearst and her captors robbed Hibernia National Bank, a second kidnapping took place far from the glare of the headlines. Virginia Holman's mother, in the thrall of psychosis, spirited her two daughters to a cottage on the Virginia Peninsula, painted the windows black, and set up the house as a MASH unit for a secret war. A war that never came. The family -- captive to her mother's schizophrenia and a legal system that refused to intervene -- remained there for more than three years. "What sets this book apart," the "Hartford Courant" observed, "is Virginia's... View more info