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My story / Elizabeth Smart with Chris Stewart.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781250040152 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 1250040159 (hardcover) :
  • Description: 308 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013.

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Current holds

1 current hold with 22 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 920/SMART (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Bookmobile Adult Nonfiction HV 6603 .S63 A3 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Farms Adult Nonfiction HV 6603 .S63 A3 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW HV 6603 .S63 A3 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction HV 6603 S63 A3 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 364.154/S637m (Text to phone) Checked out 10/18/2014
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Nonfiction 364.154 S636m (Text to phone) Offline -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction HV 6603 .S63 A3 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Biography BIO SMART, ELIZABETH 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 12/03/2014
Melrose New Books (Browsing Room) Biography 364.154 Smart (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Summary: Ten years after her abduction from her Salt Lake City bedroom, the author reveals how she survived and the secret to forging a new life in the wake of a brutal crime. On June 5, 2002, the fourteen-year-old daughter of a close-knit Mormon family, was taken from her home in the middle of the night by religious fanatic, Brian David Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee. She was kept chained, dressed in disguise, repeatedly raped, and told she and her family would be killed if she tried to escape. After her rescue on March 12, 2003, she rejoined her family and worked to pick up the pieces of her life. Now she tells of the constant fear she endured every hour, her courageous determination to maintain hope, and how she devised a plan to manipulate her captors and convinced them to return to Utah, where she was rescued minutes after arriving. She explains how her faith helped her stay sane in the midst of a nightmare and how she found the strength to confront her captors at their trial and see that justice was served. In the nine years after her rescue, she transformed from victim to advocate, traveling the country and working to educate, inspire and foster change. She has created a foundation to help prevent crimes against children and is a frequent public speaker. In 2012, she married Matthew Gilmour, whom she met doing mission work in Paris for her church, in a fairy tale wedding that made the cover of People magazine. -- Provided by publisher.
Stewart, Chris, 1960- (Added Author).

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