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The Resource While they slept : an inquiry into the murder of a family, Kathryn Harrison

While they slept : an inquiry into the murder of a family, Kathryn Harrison

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While they slept : an inquiry into the murder of a family
Title
While they slept
Title remainder
an inquiry into the murder of a family
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Harrison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of The Kiss comes a riveting account of true crime-- the murder of a family in a small Midwestern town-- and the gripping exploration of its haunting aftermath. The Gilley family murders ended a lifetime of physical and mental abuse suffered by Billy and Jody at the hands of their parents. And it required each of the two survivors-- one a convicted murderer, the other suddenly an orphan--to create a new identity, a new life
Summary
Describes the brutal killings of his parents and younger sister by eighteen-year-old Billy Gilley, Jr., and the aftermath of a crime that shocked a small Midwestern town, in a study that reflects on the deadly effects of abuse and violence within a family
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Biography type
contains biographical information
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259544
Cataloging source
DLC
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Harrison, Kathryn
Dewey number
364.152/30979527
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6542
LC item number
.H37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Murder
  • Parricide
  • Abusive parents
  • Problem families
  • Gilley, Billy
  • Gilley, Jody
Target audience
adult
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an inquiry into the murder of a family
Label
While they slept : an inquiry into the murder of a family, Kathryn Harrison
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Publication
Control code
ocn165957579
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9781400065424
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007033519
System control number
(OCoLC)165957579
Label
While they slept : an inquiry into the murder of a family, Kathryn Harrison
Publication
Control code
ocn165957579
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9781400065424
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007033519
System control number
(OCoLC)165957579

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