3,096 Days

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Penguin Books Limited, Sep 16, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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On 2 March 1998 ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was snatched off the street by a stranger and bundled into a white van. Hours later she found herself in a dark cellar, wrapped in a blanket. When she emerged eight years later, her childhood had gone.
In 3,096 Days Natascha tells her incredible story for the first time: her difficult childhood, what exactly happened on the day of her abduction, her imprisonment in a five-square-metre dungeon, and the mental and physical abuse she suffered from her abductor, Wolfgang Priklopil.
3,096 Days is ultimately a story about the triumph of the human spirit. It describes how, in a situation of almost unbearable hopelessness, she slowly learned how to manipulate her captor. And how, against inconceivable odds, she managed to escape unbroken.

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User Review  - Moniica - LibraryThing

Synopsis: This book tells the true story of Natascha's kidnapping when she was only 8 years old on her way to school, from her point of view. The beginning tells of her trying to figure out the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lilac_Lily01 - LibraryThing

An incredible memoir of survival. Mrs.Kampusch details her years spent in captivity and explains how she finally managed to break free. She has a lot of insight into the psychological aspects of her ... Read full review

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