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American Heiress

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Description for American Heiress Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPL; BTC; HBJK; JPWQ; LAZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 347.
Domestic terrorism. Financial uncertainty. Troops abroad, fighting an unsuccessful and bloody war against guerrilla insurgents. A violent generation gap emerging between a discontented youth and their disapproving, angry elders. This was the early seventies in America, and it was against this backdrop that the kidnapping of nineteen-year-old Patty Hearst by the Symbionese Liberation Front - a rag-tag, cult-like group of political extremists and criminals - stole headlines across the world. Using new research and drawing on the formidable abilities that made The Run of His Life a global bestseller, Jeffrey Toobin uncovers the ... Read more

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About Jeffrey Toobin
Jeffrey Toobin is an American lawyer, author, and legal analyst for CNN and New Yorker. He is the author of five books, including The Run of His Life: The People versus O. J. Simpson which was made into the hit TV series The People v. O.J. Simpson.

Reviews for American Heiress
Well written ... fascinating ... [captures] that strange 1970s heyday of the counter-culture when almost every student, it seemed, wanted to be engaged in revolution.
Lynn Barber
Sunday Times
A curiously gripping tale
Marcus Berkmann
Daily Mail
Gripping ... a very readable tale.
Damian Whitworth
The Times
The abduction and subsequent ... Read more

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