Publisher: Simon & Schuster (March 2, 2004)
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In 1975, three hundred and sixty five days after Patty Hearst and her captors robbed Hibernia nationwide financial institution, a moment kidnapping happened faraway from the glare of the headlines. Virginia Holman's mom, within the thrall of psychosis, lively her daughters to a cottage at the Virginia Peninsula, painted the home windows black, and organize the home as a MASH unit for a mystery warfare. A battle that by no means got here. The relatives -- captive to her mother's schizophrenia and a felony approach that refused to intrude -- remained there for greater than 3 years. "What units this publication apart," the Hartford Courant saw, "is Virginia's voice...brave, clever, tough." Reviewers national have praised Holman's "riveting," "endearing," and "wryly funny" tale of a tender lady stuck within the whirlwind of insanity -- a woman who chooses a brainwashed heiress as her position version. Holman's memoir vividly and brilliantly inspires the inner worlds of the sane and the insane and the fragile membrane in among. a vital exploration of id, captivity, and love, Rescuing Patty Hearst will encourage readers' religion within the resilience of 1 family's spirit to outlive and thrive even within the direst of situations.