The Family Next Door by John Glatt audiobook

The Family Next Door: The Heartbreaking Imprisonment of the Thirteen Turpin Siblings and Their Extraordinary Rescue

By John Glatt
Read by Shaun Grindell

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format: CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781494536862

  • ISBN: 9781494536862

Runtime: 8.03 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/True Crime
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

From New York Times bestselling true crime author John Glatt comes the devastating story of the Turpins: a seemingly normal family whose dark secrets would shock and captivate the world.

On January 14, 2018, a seventeen-year-old girl climbed out of the window of her Perris, California home and dialed 911 with shaking fingers. Struggling to stay calm, she told the operator that she and her twelve siblings—ranging in age from two to twenty-nine—were being abused by their parents. When the dispatcher asked for her address, the girl hesitated. "I've never been out," she stammered.

To their family, neighbors, and online friends, Louise and David Turpin presented a picture of domestic bliss: dressing their thirteen children in matching outfits and buying them expensive gifts. But what police discovered when they entered the Turpin family home would eclipse the most shocking child abuse cases in history.

In the first major account of the case, investigative journalist and author John Glatt delves into the disturbing details and recounts the bravery of the thirteen siblings in the face of unimaginable horror.

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Author Bio: John Glatt

Author Bio: John Glatt

John Glatt is an English-born investigative journalist and the bestselling author of many true crime books, including Lost and Found, Playing with Fire, and Cradle of Death. He has appeared frequently on television, including on Dateline NBC, A Current Affair, Fox News, and BBC World News. John and his wife, Gail, divide their time between New York City, the Catskill Mountains, and London.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Nonfiction/True Crime
Runtime: 8.03
Audience: Adult
Language: English