American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst
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New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.
ISBN
9780345803153, 0345803159
Lexile measure
1110L
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Book
Edition
First Anchor Books edition.
Physical Desc
x, 450 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : black and white illustrations ; 21 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
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Level 8.5, 24 Points
Lexile measure
1110

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-424) and index.
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"On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore in college and heiress to the Hearst family fortune, was kidnapped by a ragtag group of self-styled revolutionaries calling itself the Symbionese Liberation Army. The weird turns that followed in this already sensational tale are truly astonishing--the Hearst family trying to secure Patty's release by feeding all the people of Oakland and San Francisco for free; bank security cameras captured 'Tania' wielding a machine gun during a robbery; the LAPD engaged in the largest police shoot-out in American history; the first breaking news event to be broadcast live on television stations across the country; and then there was Patty's circuslike trial, filled with theatrical courtroom confrontations and a dramatic last-minute reversal, after which the term 'Stockholm syndrome' entered the lexicon. Ultimately, the saga highlighted a decade in which America seemed to be suffering a collective nervous breakdown. American Heiress portrays the electrifying lunacy of the time and the toxic mix of sex, politics, and violence that swept up Patty Hearst and captivated the nation." --,Page 4 of cover.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Toobin, J. (2017). American heiress: the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst (First Anchor Books edition.). Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Toobin, Jeffrey. 2017. American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst. New York: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Toobin, Jeffrey. American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst New York: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Toobin, Jeffrey. American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst First Anchor Books edition., Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.

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