A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard Hers is a story of her being yanked out of her normal life at the age of 11; spending 18 years imprisoned by the convicted rapist Phillip Garrido and his wife, Nancy; and bearing two daughters by Mr. Garrido. She describes these events with dignified, hard-hitting understatement, recreating her initial naïveté about the monstrousness of her situation.
On 10 June 1991, eleven-year-old Jaycee Dugard was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in Tahoe, California. It was the last her family and friends saw of her for over eighteen years. On 26 August 2009, Dugard, her daughters, and Phillip Craig Garrido appeared in the office of her kidnapper's parole officer in California. Their unusual behaviour sparked an investigation that led to the positive identification of Jaycee Lee Dugard,
A Stolen Life: A Memoir by Jaycee Dugard ($8.06) - Thank, Jaycee, for sharing your story, being an inspiration, giving others hope. - A STOLEN LIFE, by Jaycee Dugard, is a very personal memoir of one girl's 18-year nightmare at the hands of her kidnappers, Phillip and Nancy Garrido. - I hope your two very special children will one day read your book or learn from you just what happened so they both will know their mom is one of the best moms around…
Such a horrifying story, but so fascinating...the story of Jaycee Dugard's captors and their lives with her...She was kept in their backyard in confinement for 18 years after being kidnapped in 1991, and was found alive and healthy in 2009, after giving birth to two daughters, fathered by her kidnapper. An amazing story.