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When The Bough Breaks : The True Story of Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg - Matthew Benns

When The Bough Breaks

The True Story of Child Killer Kathleen Folbigg

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Published: 1st December 2003
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"Caleb, Patrick, Sarah and Laura Folbigg died one by one over a 10-year period in similar circumstances - suddenly, unexpectedly and while sleeping. Each was discovered by Kathleen, their mother, who raised the alarm to her husband, Craig, that they were not breathing. When the Folbiggs' marriage fell apart six weeks after the death of their fourth child, Laura, Craig was devastated. It only got worse when he discovered Kathleen's diary in her bedside drawer. Horrified at his wife's ramblings about losing control with the children, her 'terrible thoughts' and her fears she was her 'father's daughter', he took the diary to the police. The diary was the crucial evidence Detective Bernie Ryan had been searching for to confirm his suspicions that the babies had been murdered. With his career and credibility on the line, he made the decision to charge Kathleen Folbigg with the murder of her four innocent babies. No one who knew Kathleen could believe she had murdered her own children. Yet few knew of her tragic past - the fact that her own father had stabbed her mother to death four decades earlier. WHEN THE BOUGH BREAKS exposes the secret life of Australia's worst convicted fem

ISBN: 9781863254236
ISBN-10: 1863254234
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st December 2003
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.7  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1