American Heiress The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

eAudio - 2016

From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history 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 already sensational story took the first of many incredible twists on... April 3, when the group released a tape of Patty saying she had joined the SLA and had adopted the nom de guerre “Tania.” The weird turns of the 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; the bank security cameras capturing “Tania” wielding a machine gun during a robbery; a cast of...

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https://icpl.overdrive.com/media/2506677
Published
Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Language
English
Main Authors
Jeffrey Toobin, Paul Michael
Format
MP3 audiobook, OverDrive Listen audiobook