17 Days The Katie Beers Story by Arthur Herzog

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On December 28, 1992, Katie Beers disappeared, it was two days before her tenth birthday. She had left for an outing with a close family friend, John Esposito. On January 13th Katie was found alive in a secret, dungeon-like vault beneath Esposito's Bay Shore Long Island House. Families nationwide followed the story of Katie's heartwrenching ordeal, as she bravely survived the isolation until her nearly miraculous rescue.

About Arthur Herzog

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Arthur Herzog III was born in Manhattan on April 6, 1927. He received a bachelor's degree in English literature from Stanford University in 1949 and a master's degree in English literature at Columbia University in 1951. He soon became a freelance magazine writer. During his lifetime, he wrote 16 novels including IQ 83 and Orca, two short story collections, and nine nonfiction books including Vesco, The Church Trap, 17 Days: The Katie Beers Story, and The War-Peace Establishment. His novel, The Swarm was published in 1974 and was adapted into a movie starring Michael Caine in 1978. He also wrote for numerous magazines including Esquire, Harper's, The Nation, and The New York Times Magazine. He died due to complications of a stroke on May 26, 2010 at the age of 83.
Published August 30, 2012 by Booktango. 185 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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