Boy in the Box

Boy in the Box

by David Stout


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599212692
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/02/2008
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,260,884
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.77(d)

About the Author

David Stout, a veteran journalist with the New York Times, is currently a reporter for the paper’s Washington, DC, bureau. He is the author of three novels, including the Edgar Award–winning mystery Carolina Skeletons. He is also the author of Night of the Devil, about the slaying of two policemen in Lodi, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Author's Note     vii
A Graveside Gathering     1
Trapper and Peeper     6
Rain and Sorrow     14
What Death Can Tell     20
A Life Is Changed     28
"A National Case"     36
A Happy Time's Dark Side     44
Paths to Nowhere     58
The Trail Leads West     64
Into the Darkest Swamps     69
Call Back the Years     75
Visions of a Cabin     79
Sheltering the Children     90
The Hungarian Clue     101
College Secrets     108
American Families     110
Changes and Farewells     117
Dying Too Young     134
What Happens in Life     144
Husband and Wife     148
A Boy Is "Adopted"     155
What Adam Begot     161
"Way Back in Time"     167
Places of Honor     176
Blessings on Him     181
A Call from Cincinnati     186
A Tale of Horror     190
The Good Smaritan     201
How Much to Believe?     204
"Nothing Is Confirmed"     210
"WackyTheories"     216
An Old Coal Bin     220
Giving in to Time     224
More Frustration     228
"Thy Will Be Done..."     231
On Life's Back Roads     239
Epilogue     246
Acknowledgments     248
Sources     250
Index     251
About the Author     256

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read this book quickly...could not put it down. Very detailed. It takes the reader into the minds of the people involved and makes you feel you are there. Well written!