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While the city slept : a love lost to violence and a young man's descent into madness / Eli Sanders.

Sanders, Eli, author. (Author).
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  • 20 of 22 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City 364.15 San (Text) 76893000259886 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton 364.1523 SAN (Text) 36806002060984 NON-FICTION 2ND FLOOR Checked out 12/27/2016
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora 364.15 SAN (Text) 50825010691649 Non-Fiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Township Public Library - Hagerstown 364.1523 SAND (Text) 39213000755862 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland 364.1523 S215 (Text) 76383000439274 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon 364.1523 SAN (Text) 30653001397850 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 364.1523 SAN (Text) 34330513018367 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage Public Library - Dale 364.15 SAN (Text) 70743000158081 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Mitchell Community Public Library - Mitchell 364.152 SAN (Text) 36823001650822 New Books Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello 364.1523 SANDERS (Text) 37743002157842 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670015719
  • ISBN: 0670015717
  • Physical Description: 316 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder--and a wake-up call for mental health care in America On a summer night in 2009, three lives intersected in one American neighborhood. Two people newly in love--Teresa Butz and Jennifer Hopper, who spent many years trying to find themselves and who eventually found each other--and a young man on a dangerous psychological descent: Isaiah Kalebu, age twenty-three, the son of a distant, authoritarian father and a mother with a family history of mental illness. All three paths forever altered by a violent crime, all three stories a wake-up call to the system that failed to see the signs. In this riveting, probing, compassionate account of a murder in Seattle, Eli Sanders, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his newspaper coverage of the crime, offers a deeply reported portrait in microcosm of the state of mental health care in this country--as well as an inspiring story of love and forgiveness. Culminating in Kalebu's dangerous slide toward violence--observed by family members, police, mental health workers, lawyers, and judges, but stopped by no one--While the City Slept is the story of a crime of opportunity and of the string of missed opportunities that made it possible. It shows what can happen when a disturbed member of society repeatedly falls through the cracks, and in the tradition of The Other Wes Moore and The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, is an indelible, human-level story, brilliantly told, with the potential to inspire social change"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kalebu, Isaiah.
Murder > Washington (State) > Seattle > Case studies.
Rape > Washington (State) > Seattle > Case studies.
Mentally ill offenders > Washington (State) > Seattle > Case studies.
Lesbians > Crimes against > Washington (State) > Seattle > Case studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health.
TRUE CRIME / Murder / General.

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