Loving Natalee: The True Story of the Aruba Kidnapping and Its Aftermath

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - True Crime - 256 pages
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In May of 2005, Beth Holloway received the worst phone call a parent can imagine. Her beautiful daughter, Natalee, had vanished without a trace in Aruba during her high school senior class trip. Four years later, Beth Holloway steps forward to tell the story of her daughter's disappearance and her own harrowing ordeal—and her never-ending belief in the power of faith that gave her hope against all odds.

When Natalee went missing, her photograph was splashed across newspaper front pages and television screens from coast to coast. Desperate for clues to the whereabouts of the lost eighteen-year-old, Beth searched relentlessly with the help of a dedicated army of volunteers, encountering roadblocks, obstacles, and misinformation at every step—and unbearable questions that had no answers. Loving Natalee is a shocking, tragic, yet poignant chronicle of an unthinkable event and its aftermath—and the inspiring true story of a mother's strength, courage, devotion, and unwavering love.

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User Review  - Bookworm247 - LibraryThing

I tell you, this one will break your heart into pieces. Beth continually ran into walls fighting the Aruban government. Her daughter hasn't been found to this day. Read full review

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User Review  - darla62 - Overstock.com

I bought this book and could not put it down... I read it in two days. It should be read by every parent and teenager. I thought Beth did an excellent job of making you feel as if you were part of ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Beth Holloway is the mother of Natalee Holloway, who vanished on the last night of her senior class trip on May 30, 2005. To this day Beth continues to search for the truth of what happened. She grew up in Arkansas, then lived and worked in Tennessee, Mississippi, and finally Alabama where she now lives with her son, Matt. Today Beth addresses schools, churches, law enforcement groups, and other organizations on personal and travel safety.

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