Are You There Alone?: The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates
"ARE YOU ILL?"
"ARE YOU AT 942 BEACHCOMBER?"
"ARE YOU THERE ALONE?"
It took a jury less than four hours to find Houston housewife Andrea Yates guilty of the drowning deaths of three of her five children -- and a mere half hour to sentence ...more
Once I started reading ARE YOU THERE ALONE? I absolutely could not read fast enough. This book is fascinating in delving i ...more
Extremely sad, and upsetting. People should read this before assuming that a woman having a hard time with her child/children is going to get over it.
My only gripe is that O'Malley constantly second guesses the lawyers involved with the case. Unless I've missed something, O'Malley is not a lawyer, and since she wasn't privy to most o ...more
Andrea Yates Killed her five children. That is the bottomline. The question is whether she had the intention to murder the children. I have noted that there was sufficient evidence to show that Andrea Yates was mentally sick. She was suffering from, am told. Postpartum Disorder. She had both visual and auditory hallucination. She believed that she was saving her children at the time she was drowning them. ...more
O'Malley brings dignity to the true crime genre with Are You There Alone?. Through her in-depth research, interviews, and personal correspondence, O'Malley exposes the history of Yates's mental illness, attempted suicides, and the medical system that failed her. She asserts that if Yates had received a proper diagnosis and appropriate medical treatment, her children might still be alive today. While some critics found O'Malley's writing tedious, most were impressed with her exhaustive details, a...more
Pada suatu siang di musim panas tahun 1989, Rusty sedang menuruni tangga menuju kolam renang di kediamannya, Sunscape Apartments. Matanya menangkap sesosok gadis bertubuh ramping mengapung di kolam renang. Gadis itu sangat cantik. “Peri air”, demikian Rusty menjuluki gadis yang bernama Andrea Pia Kennedy.
Empat tahun kemudian, mereka menikah. Namun seperti banyak ...more
The main character, Andrea Yates, does not say much in Are You There Alone? Throughout almost ...more
Suzanne cukup dalam mengupas soal penyakit Andrea yang sebabnya bermuara pada depresi setelah melahirkan ini. Dia banyak juga mengupas kehidupan sekitar Andrea. Dengan gaya feature memikat, buku ini lumayan juga sebagai penambah pengetahuan tentang penyakit2 mental ...more
Oh My God! Ibu ini sadis sekali T_T kasihan anak-anaknya ;_;. Depresi sekali tapi jangan gitu juga Bu, tega amat sama anak-anaknya, malah ada yang ditemukan dibak kamar mandi ;_; huaaaa... Suaminya juga kasian ngadepin isteri yang terlalu Depresi, Frustasi dan lain sebagainya...
Apakah di Indonesia ada kejadian seperti ini? woaaahhh