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Author Smart, Elizabeth, 1987-

Title My story / Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart
Edition First edition


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 MELB  364.154092 Sma/Mse  AVAILABLE
Description 308 pages ; 25 cm
Summary Ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, Elizabeth Smart reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime On June 5, 2002, fourteen-year-old Elizabeth Smart, the daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped, and told she and her family would be killed if she tried to escape. After her rescue on March 12, 2003, she rejoined her family and worked to pick up the pieces of her life. Now she tells of the constant fear she endured every hour, her courageous determination to maintain hope, and how she devised a plan to manipulate her captors and convinced them to return to Utah, where she was rescued minutes after arriving. Smart explains how her faith helped her stay sane in the midst of a nightmare and how she found the strength to confront her captors at their trial and see that justice was served
Subject Smart, Elizabeth, 1987-
Kidnapping victims -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- Biography.
Kidnapping -- Utah -- Salt Lake City.
Missing children -- Utah -- Salt Lake City.
Mormon children -- Crimes against -- Utah -- Salt Lake City.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Stewart, Chris, 1960-
LC no. 2013024888
ISBN 9781250040152 (hbk.)
1250040159 (hbk.)
9781466835405 (e-book)