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American heiress: the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst

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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 characters including everyone from Bill Walton to the Black...
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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 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 characters including everyone from Bill Walton to the Black...
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Hearst, Patricia, -- 1954-
Hearst, Patricia, -- 1954- -- Trials, litigation, etc
Large type books
Symbionese Liberation Army
Trials (Robbery) -- United States
title_displayAmerican heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst
title_fullAmerican Heiress The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst
American heiress : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst / Jeffrey Toobin
American heiress [text (large print)] : the wild saga of the kidnapping, crimes and trial of Patty Hearst / Jeffrey Toobin
title_shortAmerican heiress
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Hearst, Patricia
History
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Trials (Robbery)
True Crime