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Real Lolita The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

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ISBN-10: 0062861182

ISBN-13: 9780062861184

Edition: 2018 (Large Type)

Authors: Sarah Weinman

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A gripping true-crime investigation of the 1948 abduction of Sally Horner and how it inspired Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel, Lolita Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the 1948 abduction of eleven-year-old Sally Horner. Weaving together suspenseful crime narrative, cultural and social history, and literary investigation, The Real Lolita tells Sally Horner's full story for the very first time. Drawing upon extensive investigations, legal documents, public records, and interviews with remaining relatives, Sarah Weinman uncovers how much…    
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Book details

List price: $27.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/11/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English