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The real Lolita : the kidnapping of Sally Horner and the novel that scandalized the world / Sarah Weinman.

Weinman, Sarah, (author.).
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  • 18 of 24 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch 362.88 WEI REA (Text) 34207002190727 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler 362.88 WEI (Text) 34044000956985 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 362.8809 WEI (Text) 33118000186235 Adult: New Book Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton 362.8809 WEI (Text) 36806002089421 NEW ITEMS Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville 362.88 (Text) 78321000028714 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 362.88 WEI (Text) 33187004429789 Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 362.88 WEINMAN (Text) 32826014130140 New Books Checked out 02/04/2019
Greentown PL - Greentown 362.88 WEINMAN (Text) 75342000087491 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 362.88 WEI (Text) 36626103980629 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 362.8809 WEIN (Text) 39391006901647 Nonfiction Checked out 01/22/2019
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  • ISBN: 9780062661920
  • ISBN: 0062661922
  • ISBN: 9780062661951
  • ISBN: 0062661957
  • ISBN: 9780062661937
  • ISBN: 0062661930
  • Physical Description: xii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-290) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : "Had I done to her...?" -- The five-and-dime -- A trip to the beach -- From Wellesley to Cornell -- Sally, at first -- The search for Sally -- Seeds of compulsion -- Frank in shadow -- "A lonely mother waits" -- The prosecutor -- Baltimore -- Walks of death -- Across America by Oldsmobile -- Dallas -- The neighbor -- San Jose -- After the rescue -- A guilty plea -- When Nabokov (really) learned about Sally -- Rebuilding a life -- Lolita progresses -- Weekend in Wildwood -- The note card -- "A darn nice girl" -- La Salle in prison -- "Gee, Ed, that was bad luck" -- Writing and publishing Lolita -- Connecting Sally Horner to Lolita -- "He told me not to tell" -- Aftermaths -- Epilogue : On two girls named Lolita and Sally.
Summary, etc.:
"In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Sarah Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing"--Back cover.
In 1948, Sally Horner was just eleven years old when she was kidnapped by a man claiming to be an FBI agent. Seven years later, Vladimir Nabokov published Lolita, perhaps the most seminal novel of the twentieth century. Weinman's investigation into how the two are connected is a thrilling, heartbreaking mix of literary scholarship and true-crime writing, casting a new light on the dark inspiration for a modern classic--Adapted from jacket.
Subject: Horner, Sally, 1937-1952.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Lolita.
Kidnapping > United States > Case studies.
Kidnapping victims > United States > Biography.
Child sexual abuse > United States > Case studies.
Rape > United States > Case studies.
Sexually abused children > United States > Biography.
Child abuse > United States > Case studies.
Captivity > United States > Case studies.
United States.
TRUE CRIME / Abductions, Kidnappings & Missing Persons.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Modern / 20th Century .
Child abuse > United States > Case studies.
Genre: Biographies.
Case studies.
True crime stories.

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