John Glatt


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English-born John Glatt is the author of Lost and Found, Secrets in the Cellar, Playing with Fire, and many other bestselling books of true crime. He has more than 30 years of experience as an investigative journalist in England and America. Glatt left school at 16 and worked a variety of jobs—including tea boy and messenger—before joining a small weekly newspaper. He freelanced at several English newspapers, then in 1981 moved to New York, where he joined the staff for News Limited and freelanced for publications including Newsweek and the New York Post. His first book, a biography of Bill Graham, was published in 1981, and he published For I Have Sinned, his first book of true crime, in 1998. He has appeared on television and radio progra ...more

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The Lost Girls: The True St...

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Secrets in the Cellar

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Lost and Found: The True St...

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Cries in the Desert

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My Sweet Angel: The True St...

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One Deadly Night : A State ...

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To Have and To Kill

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The Prince of Paradise: The...

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Playing With Fire: The True...

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Evil Twins: Chilling True S...

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“No one should ever have to see their mom crumpled up in a corner on the floor the way I did so many times.”
John Glatt, The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

“Life is tough, but I’m tougher. Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, she became a butterfly.”
John Glatt, The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

“He dreaded the sound of his father’s car in the driveway at night, knowing he would have to protect his mother, and probably be beaten in the process.”
John Glatt, The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

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