Download e-book for iPad: Dear Dawn: Aileen Wuornos in Her Own Words by Aileen Wuornos,Lisa Kester,Daphne Gottlieb,Phyllis Chesler

By Aileen Wuornos,Lisa Kester,Daphne Gottlieb,Phyllis Chesler

Between 1989 and 1990, Aileen Wuornos, a hitchhiking prostitute, shot, killed, and robbed seven males in distant Florida destinations. Arrested in 1991, Wuornos insisted she had acted in self-defense, however the jury had little sympathy. Condemned to demise on six separate counts, she was once finished via deadly injection in 2002.

An abused runaway who grew to become to prostitution to outlive, Wuornos has turn into iconic of vengeful girls who lash out on the nearest objective. She has additionally turn into a touchstone for women’s, prostitutes’, and prisoners’ rights advocates. Her tale has encouraged myriad books and articles, in addition to the 2003 motion picture Monster, for which Charlize Theron received an Academy Award. yet formerly, Wuornos’s uncensored voice hasn't ever been heard.

Dear Dawn is Wuornos’s autobiography culled from her ten-year demise row correspondence with cherished adolescence buddy sunrise Botkins. approved for ebook through Wuornos and edited less than the suggestions of Botkins, the letters not just provide Wuornos’s riveting reflections at the murders, felony battles, and media assurance, yet move additional, revealing her fears and obsessions, her wealthy humor and empathy, and her sluggish disintegration as her execution approached. A candid existence tale informed to a relied on buddy, Dear Dawn is a compelling narrative, unwaveringly real to its source.

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