17 Days: The Katie Beers Story

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HarperPaperbacks, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 279 pages
The day before her tenth birthday, Katie Beers disappeared while on an outing with family friend John Esposito. Katie spent the next 17 days in a secret, dungeon-like cage under Esposito's Long Island home. Here is the story of Katie's bravery and miraculous survival. Photos.

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
26
Section 3
48
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About the author (1993)

Arthur Herzog III was born in Manhattan on April 6, 1927. He received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Stanford University in 1949 and a master's degree in English literature at Columbia University in 1951. He soon became a freelance magazine writer. During his lifetime, he wrote 16 novels including IQ 83 and Orca, two short story collections, and nine nonfiction books including Vesco, The Church Trap, 17 Days: The Katie Beers Story, and The War-Peace Establishment. His novel, The Swarm was published in 1974 and was adapted into a movie starring Michael Caine in 1978. He also wrote for numerous magazines including Esquire, Harper's, The Nation, and The New York Times Magazine. He died due to complications of a stroke on May 26, 2010 at the age of 83.

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