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Sins of the Mother

3.66  ·  Rating Details  ·  53 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
On October 25. 1994, a hysterical Susan Smith told police a tale that would strike terror in the hearts of mothers everywhere. An unidentified gunman had sped off with her two little boys, leaving her screaming on the side of the road.

For more than a week, the people in the tiny town of Union, South Carolina rallied around the young mother. They combed the woods and neighb
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published February 15th 1995 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 1995)
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Stephanie Brush
Apr 24, 2016 Stephanie Brush rated it it was amazing
such a sad book, i was only 15 days old when she killed her boys!
Charity
Oct 30, 2015 Charity rated it it was ok
In all fairness, this probably was a "cutting edge" book when it was released but since it was released before the trial, it feels unfinished to someone reading it in 2015.

I kind of felt like this book was a rough draft of a long essay that a mediocre high school student wrote. In addition to the writing being fairly dull, there were actual spelling and grammar mistakes. For example, at one point, John Walsh, whose son Adam Walsh was abducted and killed and who later co-founded what is now the
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Michele J
Oct 25, 2014 Michele J rated it it was ok
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I guess maybe because this was writen so soon after the event there wasn't a lot about Susan and what she was feeling.
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