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Summary and Analysis of American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst - Based on the Book by Jeffrey Toobin - cover

Summary and Analysis of American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst - Based on the Book by Jeffrey Toobin

Worth Books

Publisher: Worth Books

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of American Heiress tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Jeffrey Toobin’s book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.   This short summary and analysis of American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin includes:  Historical contextChapter-by-chapter summariesDetailed timeline of key eventsProfiles of the main charactersImportant quotesFascinating triviaGlossary of termsSupporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work  About American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin:   Bestselling author Jeffrey Toobin’s American Heiress is a thorough true crime account of the kidnapping and trial of Patty Hearst, whose sensational journey gripped the nation and defined a tumultuous period in American history.   On February 4, 1974, Patricia Hearst—the heiress to the Hearst family fortune—was abducted by a group of left-wing revolutionaries called the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA). What started as a media sensation turned into a circus when a recording was released in which Patty claimed she was joining the movement and her new name was Tania.   Set against the backdrop of an already turbulent era, and based on hundreds of interviews and never-before-seen documents, American Heiress is a revelatory look at one of the most famous abductions of the twentieth century.   The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
Available since: 11/29/2016.
Print length: 30 pages.

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