Bringing Adam Home

The Abduction That Changed America
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (9.85 hours)
Product Number: Z100010304
Released: Mar 01, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062081452
Narrator/s: Robert Fass
Publisher: HarperAudio
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"Les Standiford's account of the decades-long attempt to solve the murder of Adam Walsh is chilling, heartbreaking, hopeful, and as relentlessly suspenseful as anything I've ever read. A triumph in every way."-Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River "The most significant missing child case since the Lindbergh's..A taut, compelling and often touching book about a long march to justice."-Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent The abduction that changed America forever, the 1981 kidnapping and murder of six-year-old Adam Walsh-son of John Walsh, host of the Fox TV series America's Most Wanted-in Hollywood, Florida, was a crime that went unsolved for a quarter of a century. Bringing Adam Home by author Les Standiford is a harrowing account of the terrible crime and its dramatic consequences, the emotional story of a father and mother's efforts to seek justice and resolve the loss of their child, and a compelling portrait of Miami Beach Homicide Detective Joe Matthews, whose unwavering dedication brought the Adam Walsh case to its resolution.

Genre: True Crime
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2011

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Genre: True Crime
Product Number EB00233732
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062065872

Professional reviews

"Almost 30 years later, this case still stirs up raw emotions and terror in any parent whose child wanders away--even for an instant. This is the story of the kidnapping and murder of Adam Walsh in 1981 and the tireless efforts of his parents to solve it. (Adam's father became the host of "America's Most Wanted" because of the murder.) Robert Fass narrates in a doleful, sober voice that matches the book's tone. To his credit, he keeps the story of what happened going when it could easily devolve into melodrama. Fass shades his voice to indicate that a character is speaking, but for the most part he uses a straightforward tone and an even pace to deliver the harrowing story. R.I.G. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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