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Six days in August : the story of Stockholm syndrome / David King.

King, David, 1970- (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780393635089 : HRD
  • ISBN: 0393635082 : HRD
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"The definitive account of the bizarre hostage drama that gave rise to the term "Stockholm Syndrome." On the morning of August 23, 1973, a man wearing a wig, makeup, and a pair of sunglasses walked into the main branch of Sveriges Kreditbank, a prominentbank in central Stockholm. He ripped out a submachine gun, fired it into the ceiling, and shouted, "The party starts!" This was the beginning of a six-day hostage crisis-and media circus-that would mesmerize the country, drawing into its grip everyone from Sweden's most notorious outlaw to the prime minister. By the end, the police and press alike would have a new way to understand the complicated emotional relationship between captor and captive. Based on a wealth of previously unavailable sources, including rare film footage, and unprecedented access to the main participants, Six Days in August is a groundbreaking work of nonfiction-a rich human drama of loyalty and betrayal, obedience and defiance, fear and attraction"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Bank robberies > Sweden > Stockholm > Case studies.
Police > Sweden.
Hostage negotiations > Sweden.
Hostages > Sweden.
Stockholm syndrome.

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