While They Slept

While They Slept

An Inquiry Into the Murder of A Family

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
From the bestselling author of The Kiss comes a riveting account of true crime-- the murder of a family in a small Midwestern town-- and the gripping exploration of its haunting aftermath. The Gilley family murders ended a lifetime of physical and mental abuse suffered by Billy and Jody at the hands of their parents. And it required each of the two survivors-- one a convicted murderer, the other suddenly an orphan--to create a new identity, a new life.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781400065424
1400065429
Call Number: 364.1523 HARRISON
Characteristics: 290 p. ; 25 cm
Subjects: Gilley, Jody.
Gilley, Billy.
True crime stories.‡2lcgft
Dysfunctional families -- Oregon -- Medford -- Case studies.
Abusive parents -- Oregon -- Medford -- Case studies.
Parricide -- Oregon -- Medford -- Case studies.
Murder -- Oregon -- Medford -- Case studies.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

m
markridi
Jan 10, 2014

Error in the description - the 1984 Gilley murders took place in Medford, Oregon, not the Midwest. Beautiful writing and thoughtful analysis.

b
bln176
Oct 01, 2012

It was more of a inquiry not really a story like it says but it just didn't spark my interest!

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at GCPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top