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Abandoned Prayers by Gregg Olsen

Abandoned Prayers

by Gregg Olsen

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Strange, sad story about a nut pretending to be religious. Olsen fans will love it. ( )
  Rob.Larson | Aug 5, 2011 |
A horrifying true story of a twisted individual who gives new meaning to the term "bad father." As bad as the father is, the sheer number of people who could have spoken up and saved this child, but didn't because of protecting their own asses, is chilling. If adults won't speak out to save abused children they know are in danger, who will? ( )
  yschaffer | Dec 6, 2010 |
Somewhat interesting, definitely sad. Especially since the guy who left such a trail of destruction in his wake is now out of prison. ( )
  miyurose | Dec 13, 2008 |
What a very sad story. ( )
  maryintexas39 | Sep 3, 2008 |
This book scared me to death. I couldn't read it alone. ( )
  mzzkitee | Sep 16, 2007 |
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Full title: Abandoned Prayers: The Incredible True Story of Murder, Obsession and Amish Secrets
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312982011, Mass Market Paperback)

On Christmas Eve in 1985, a hunter found a young boy's body along an icy corn field in Nebraska. The residents of Chester, Nebraska buried him as "Little Boy Blue," unclaimed and unidentified-- until a phone call from Ohio two years later led authorities to Eli Stutzman, the boy's father.

Eli Stutzman, the son of an Amish bishop, was by all appearances a dedicated farmer and family man in the country's strictest religious sect. But behind his quiet façade was a man involved with pornography, sadomasochism, and drugs. After the suspicious death of his pregnant wife, Stutzman took his preschool-age son, Danny, and hit the road on a sexual odyssey ending with his conviction for murder. But the mystery of Eli Stutzman and the fate of his son didn't end on the barren Nebraska plains. It was just beginning. . .
Gregg Olsen's Abandoned Prayers is an incredible true story of murder and Amish secrets.

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The true story of the 1985 murder of a young boy whose unidentified body was found in Nebraska. Two years later, a phone call from Ohio led authorities to the boy's father, an Amish bishop involved with pornography and drugs. of photos.

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