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Author: Michelle Knight, Michelle Burford Narrator: Maria Cabezas Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2014 ISBN: 9781490618661
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Michelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed by Gina DeJesus in 2004. Their escape on May 6, 2013, made headlines around the world. Barely out of her own tumultuous childhood, Michelle was estranged from her family and fighting for custody of her young son when she disappeared. Local police believed she had run away, so they removed her from the missing persons lists fifteen months after she vanished. Castro tormented her with these facts, reminding her that no one was looking for her, that the outside world had forgotten her. But Michelle would not be broken. In Finding Me, Michelle will reveal the heartbreaking details of her story, including the thoughts and prayers that helped her find courage to endure her unimaginable circumstances and now build a life worth living. By sharing both her past and her efforts to create a future, Michelle becomes a voice for the voiceless and a powerful symbol of hope for the thousands of children and young adults who go missing every year. Download and start listening now!

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  • “In the twelve years of doing the Dr. Phil show, no one has changed me like Michelle Knight and her story of survival. We are very excited about Michelle Knight’s new book and are passionately committed to its launch and ongoing support on our show, The Doctors, and all our social media platforms and other media.”

    Dr. Phil McGraw

  • A #1 New York Times bestseller
  • A Washington Post bestseller
  • An NPR bestseller
  • A #1 Chicago Tribune bestseller
  • A #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller
  • Barnes & Noble's Biggest Books, May 2014
  • A Publishers Weekly bestseller
  • An iTunes Top Seller
  • One of Audible’s Best Audiobooks of 2014: Bios and memoirs

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  • 4.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 54.333333 out of 5 Julie | 4/22/2019

    " My heart hurt for Michelle as I listened to her tell her story. What a horrible life this poor girl lived, both before and during her abduction. I pray that she is living freely and fully and that she was able to overcome the horrific things that happened to her while being held captive. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 kristi | 9/5/2018

    " it was a great story. I love listening to true stories. "

About the Author

Michelle Knight is one of the three kidnapping victims tormented and imprisoned by Ariel Castro. After being held captive for more than ten years, Michelle is now recovering and rebuilding her life.

About the Narrator

Maria Cabezas has lent her considerable talents to literary works by some of the world’s top authors including Andrea Beaty, Frances O’Roark Dowell and Isabel Allende and titles including The Girl Who Threw Butterflies, Drizzle and The Second Life of Abigail Walker to name a few.