The Resource The butterfly garden : a memoir, Chip St. Clair

The butterfly garden : a memoir, Chip St. Clair

Label
The butterfly garden : a memoir
Title
The butterfly garden : a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Chip St. Clair
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Every family has secrets, but Chip St. Clair survived the darkest of family betrayals. As a boy, he never knew what would set his father off-maybe the ice cubes had melted in his glass of Tab, maybe dinner was overcooked or undercooked, or the gravy was too runny. Regardless, the beatings always came. As did the twisted games of cat and mouse-being thrown from a rowboat into frigid Lake Michigan, the middle-of-the-night moves to different states, or being left to dangle over a twenty-seven-story balcony while his father watched from inside. But one fateful night when the police answered the call, the truth came to light from the shadows, sparking national headlines: Chip's entire life-his name, even his date of birth-had been a lie, and the man he called "Dad" was an impostor, an escaped child killer who had been on the run for over two decades. The stunning revelation that Chip had spent his life as the son of one of America's Most Wanted would send one man to justice and another on a quest for his true identity
  • With chilling detail and a riveting, lyrical narrative, The Butterfly Garden reveals St. Clair's struggle to piece together his haunted past before it consumes him and shares his inspiring metamorphosis from victim to victim's advocate. The Butterfly Garden is a timeless triumph, a reminder that hope can be the most powerful of all emotions, freeing us to soar despite the past and the odds against us
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The butterfly garden : a memoir, Chip St. Clair
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The truth shall set you free -- Riding out the storm -- Unconquerable soul -- Sanctuary -- A winter foreshadowing -- Into the West -- Prelude to a dream -- Dawn of tomorrow -- Poison of doubt -- Rite of passage -- Revelations -- The moment of truth -- Gentle rain -- Open wounds -- Shrouded in darkness -- The butterfly garden -- Mastering demons -- Chasing butterflies -- Master of my fate
Control code
1ocm74501133
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780757306952
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2007041647
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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