14 Jul '11, 10am

Kidnap victim's book sells 175,000 copies on the first day I'm so happy for #JayceeDugard

LOS ANGELES - Rescued kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard's book, "A Stolen Life," sold 175,000 copies in its first day of release, publisher Simon & Schuster said on Wednesday. The book, written by Dugard, went on sale July 12 and included print books, audiobooks narrated by Dugard and nearly 100,000 ebooks. "Stolen Life" set a new record for the publishing house for one day ebook sales, Simon & Schuster said. Dugard was kidnapped at the age of 11 by convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido and kept in captivity for 18 years where she was raped, handcuffed and gave birth to two girls fathered by Garrido. She was rescued in northern California along with her two daughters in 2009, when Garrido aroused suspicion while on campus at a northern California university. Dugard has since been reunited with the family that lost her in 1991 and she lives with her mother and her two children. ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110714-0000164/Jaycee...

Tweets