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Murder in Connecticut: The Shocking Crime That Destroyed a Family and United a Community

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An incisive, unflinchingaccount of the shocking, summer 2007 Connecticut crime that is still making national headlines, Murder in Connecticut examines what happened to Dr. William Petit, his wife Jennifer Hawke-Petit, and their two daughters, Hayley and Michaela, in the early morning hours of July 23 in the quiet town of Cheshire--and how their community rallied bravely ar ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published September 24th 2008 by Lyons Press
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This book is terrible. I like true crime books but I am embarrassed I read this one. You guys should revoke my Goodreads privileges.
The crime is harrowing to read about. The book itself is no more than mediocre.
I remember this story from when it aired on the news last summer but did not know the details surrounding what happened. This is the true story of a doctor and his family in suburban CT who were the victims of a robbery that resulted in the wife and two daughters' murders. I found the doctor to be a man of unbelievable courage and strength to be able to go on after his family and home was destroyed.
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