The Road through Wonderland is Dawn Schiller's chilling account of the childhood that molded her so perfectly to fall for the seduction of "the king of porn," John Holmes, and the bizarre twist of fate that brought them together. With painstaking honesty, Dawn uncovers the truth of her relationship with John, her father figure-turned-forbidden lover who hid her away from his porn movie world and welcomed her into his family along with his wife.
Within these pages, Dawn reveals the perilous road John led her down??from drugs and addiction to beatings, arrests, forced prostitution, and being sold to the drug underworld. Surviving the horrific Wonderland murders, this young innocent entered protective custody, ran from the FBI, endured a heart-wrenching escape from John, and ultimately turned him in to the police.
This is the true story of one of the most infamous of public figures and a young girl's struggle to survive unthinkable abuse. Readers will be left shaken but clutching to real hope at the end of this dark journey on The Road Through Wonderland.
Fireflies -- The man in the box -- From sea to shining sea -- Too young -- California -- Early morning Dawn -- The world according to John -- A rose of Sharon -- It takes three to tango -- The evolution of a fall: cocaine -- When the bough breaks: snap -- The worst day -- My name is ... Dawn -- The queen of spades -- One last Wonderland, baby! -- Nothing up his sleeve -- No! -- War and peace.