Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A life Reclaimed
A memoir of the Cleveland kidnapping. Michelle Knight was just 21 when she was kidnapped by Ariel Castro. Held captive for eleven years in Cleveland, she finally made her escape in 2013. In FINDING ME, MIchelle tells the story of her early life, her abduction and the present day. She reveals new... show more
A memoir of the Cleveland kidnapping. Michelle Knight was just 21 when she was kidnapped by Ariel Castro. Held captive for eleven years in Cleveland, she finally made her escape in 2013. In FINDING ME, MIchelle tells the story of her early life, her abduction and the present day. She reveals new details about her year alone in captivity as Castro's first victim, as well as
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Biography Memoir
, True Crime
This is one of the best memoirs I've read of this type -- regular person (not a writer) goes through something traumatic, interest is generated in her story, she writes a book with the aid of a ghostwriter to satisfy people's curiosity/voyeuristic tendencies/etc.This book felt less "ghost-written" t...
Reviewing a victims book is always hard. Just for what the author went through and being able to talk about it, is worth 5 stars. I do recommend this book to everyone though, because how she and the other two women who were also victims were kidnapped, could easily happen to others. This book isn...
Again, just like Jacee Dugaard's book, I found this book rather hard for me to stomach in parts because some of the details were absolutely horrific.However, I managed to finish reading this book within 2 days. It was absolutely heart breaking and gut wrenching to read about Michelle's experiences o...
Like many others I won't rate this memoir with stars. A full review is here: http://ifthesebookscouldtalk.com/2014/07/04/finding-me/
I'm not going to rate this book. I don't feel particularly comfortable with the concept of giving this type of memoir a score - in my view, it's neither appropriate, nor necessary.The only way I can possibly even attempt to describe how I felt whilst reading Michelle Knight's account of her life thu...