The Kidnap Years

The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

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The astonishing true history of the kidnapping open-season that terrorized America

The Great Depression was a time of desperation in America—parents struggled to feed their children and unemployment...

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“David Stout combines a newsman’s savvy and a writer’s touch in recounting a chilling and wrenching era in American history. A must-read for true crime aficionados.” —Eric Lichtblau, Pulitzer...

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