Sins of the Father: The Landmark Franklin Case : a Daughter, a Memory, and a Murder
"Haunting and heroic...SINS OF THE FATHER sets itself apart from other true-crime thrillers....A story of the paraylyzing power of memories."
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On a lovely fall day in 1969, a peaceful middle-class suburb, Eileen Franklin's father raped and killed her best friend, Susan. And then she repressed the memory for nearly twenty years. Soon Eileen was assaulted with memories of her violent family life, and her own terror, pain, and loneliness. As a child, she had never expected to live very long, and now she understood the reason why--and that she would have to act in the name of justice....
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In 1989, Eileen Franklin's repressed memories come back to her and she remembers that her father had killed her best friend in 1969. In 1990, her father is put on trial and convicted of murdering her friend. Read full review
The problem with this book is that DNA evidence has shown that Eileen Franklin's father did not commit the crime she accuses him of, that he was in a union meeting with several other people when Eileen claims he was killing his victim, and he could never have committed the other murders which she claims to have witnessed.