A Silence of Mockingbirds by Karen Spears Zacharias
The Memoir of a Murder

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Now available through Kindle: Karly Sheehan: True Crime Story Behind Karly's Law 
 

About Karen Spears Zacharias

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Karen Spears Zacharias's work has won dozens of writing awards. She has lectured at numerous Vietnam veterans' events; serves on the national advisory board of the Virtual Wall and the Orphans of War Foundation; is a contributing columnist for The Veteran, the magazine for the Vietnam Veterans of America; and is a member of Sons and Daughters in Touch, a national organization for adult children of servicemen killed in Vietnam. She lives in Oregon and Georgia.
 
Published April 1, 2012 by MacAdam/Cage Publishing. 325 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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The author continually highlights her once-friendship with the victim’s mother, Sarah Sheehan, even though their relationship dissolved in the years prior to Karly’s death.

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The author (also a journalist) knew Sarah when Sarah was a student at the school where Zacharias was a substitute teacher, and for a short time Sarah lived with the Zacharias family.

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City Book Review

Readers who cannot stomach graphic descriptions of child abuse, should definitely not read this memoir.The author, Karen Spears Zacharias, was intimately connected with the mother of the abused child, Karly.

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Red Room

” Karen Spears Zacharias writes about real people and the issues that really matter to them.

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Red Room

This book illustrates the consequences of failure and the vital importance assuring government officials provide the monies to assure no other child endures what Karly suffered.

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ForeWord Reviews

Sometime around 2 a.m. I finally put down Karen Spears Zacharias’s A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder.

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Englewood Review of Books

I knew two things about the subject of Karen Spears Zacharias’ new book A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder going in: it was about the brutal murder of an innocent child, and this murder was preventable.

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