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Film Review: An American Crime (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: While The Girl Next Door (2007) was based on Jack Ketchum’s novelized account of this horrifying true story, Tommy O’Haver’s An American Crime goes straight to the court transcripts to present its version of events. The film opens with the 1965 court trial before inserting lengthy dramatised flashbacks to tell the story. The parents of Jenny and Sylvia Likens ...

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Book Review: The Girl Next Door – Author Jack Ketchum

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THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Jack Ketchum Published by Leisure Books Publication Date: 2005 Format: Black /White – 370 pages Price: $7.99 “We were juveniles-not criminals but delinquents. So that under the law we were innocent by definition, not to be held accountable for our acts exactly, as though everybody under eighteen were legally insane and unable to tell right ...

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