3,096 Days in Captivity: The True Story of My Abduction, by Natascha Kampusch

By Natascha Kampusch

On March 2, 1998, ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch used to be abducted, and located herself locked in a home that may be her domestic for the subsequent 8 years. She used to be starved, overwhelmed, taken care of as a slave, and compelled to paintings for her deranged captor. yet she by no means forgot who she was-and she by no means gave up wish of returning to the realm. this is often her tale.

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