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Author Glatt, John, author.

Title The family next door : the heartbreaking imprisonment of the 13 Turpin siblings and their extraordinary rescue / John Glatt.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  362.76 G551    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  362.76 Gla    ---  Available
Description x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Summary "On January 14, 2018, a seventeen-year-old girl climbed out of the window of her Perris, California, home and dialed 911 on a borrowed cell phone. Struggling to stay calm, she told the operator that she and her twelve siblings were being abused by their parents. When the dispatcher asked for her address, the girl hesitated. "I've never been out," she stammered. To their family, neighbors, and online friends, Louise and David Turpin presented a picture of domestic bliss: dressing their thirteen children in matching outfits and buying them expensive gifts. But what police discovered when they entered the Turpin family home wouls eclipse the most shocking child abuse caess in history. For years, David and Louise had kept their children in increasing isolation, trapping them in a sinister world of torture, fear, and near starvation. In the first major account of the case, investigative journalist John Glatt delves into the disturbing details and recounts the bravery of the thirteen siblings in the face of unimaginable horror."--Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 07.2019 PARS
Subject Turpin, David Allen, 1961-
Turpin, Louise Ann, 1968-
Child abuse -- California -- Case studies.
Abused children -- California -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781250202130
9781250202147 (ebook)

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