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Jane Anonymous /

by Stolarz, Laurie Faria [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Wednesday Books, 2020.Edition: First edition.Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781250303707; 1250303702.Subject(s): Kidnapping -- Juvenile fiction | Psychological abuse -- Juvenile fiction | Survival -- Juvenile fiction | Memory -- Juvenile fiction | Psychic trauma -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Kidnapping -- Fiction | Psychological abuse -- Fiction | Survival -- Fiction | Memory -- Fiction | Family life -- FictionSummary: In chapters alternating between "then" and "now," seventeen-year-old Jane Anonymous chronicles the events leading up to her abduction and seven-month captivity and her painful return to family and friends.
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<p> Bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz's thrilling novel Jane Anonymous is a revelatory confessional of a seventeen-year-old girl's fight to escape a kidnapper--and her struggles to connect with loved ones and a life that no longer exists. <br> <br> Seven months.<br> <br> That's how long I was kept captive. <br> <br> Locked in a room with a bed, refrigerator, and adjoining bathroom, I was instructed to eat, bathe, and behave. I received meals, laundered clothes, and toiletries through a cat door, never knowing if it was day or night. The last time I saw the face of my abductor was when he dragged me fighting from the trunk of his car. My only solace was Mason--one of the other kidnapped teens--and our pact to one day escape together. But when that day finally came, I had to leave him behind.<br> <br> Now that I'm home, my parents and friends want everything to be like it was before I left. But they don't understand that dining out and shopping trips can't heal what's broken inside me. I barely leave my bedroom. Therapists are clueless and condescending. So I start my own form of therapy--but writing about my experience awakens uncomfortable memories, ones that should've stayed buried.<br> <br> When I ask the detectives assigned to my case about Mason, I get an answer I don't believe--that there were no traces of any other kidnapped kids. But I distinctly remember the screams, holding hands with Mason through a hole in my wall, and sharing a chocolate bar. I don't believe he wasn't really there and I'm determined to find him. How far will I have to go to uncover the truth of what happened--and will it break me forever?</p>

In chapters alternating between "then" and "now," seventeen-year-old Jane Anonymous chronicles the events leading up to her abduction and seven-month captivity and her painful return to family and friends.

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