Aileen wuornos in her own words

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Dear Dawn: Aileen Wuornos in Her Own Words by Aileen Wuornos

Between 1989 and 1990, Aileen Wuornos, a hitchhiking prostitute, shot, killed, and robbed seven men in remote Florida locations. Arrested in 1991, Wuornos insisted she had acted in self-defense, but the jury had little sympathy. Condemned to death on six separate counts, she was executed by lethal injection in 2002.

An abused runaway who turned to prostitution to survive, Wuornos has become iconic of vengeful women who lash out at the nearest target. She has also become a touchstone for women’s, prostitutes’, and prisoners’ rights advocates. Her story has inspired myriad books and articles, as well as the 2003 movie Monster, for which Charlize Theron won an Academy Award. But until now, Wuornos’s uncensored voice has never been heard.

Dear Dawn is Wuornos’s autobiography culled from her ten-year death row correspondence with beloved childhood friend Dawn Botkins. Authorized for publication by Wuornos and edited under the guidance of Botkins, the letters not only offer Wuornos’s riveting reflections on the murders, legal battles, and media coverage, but go further, revealing her fears and obsessions, her rich humor and empathy, and her gradual disintegration as her execution approached. A candid life story told to a trusted friend, Dear Dawn is a compelling narrative, unwaveringly true to its source.
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America's "first female serial killer," Aileen Wuornos was executed ten years ago, but a new book edited by Lisa Kester and Daphne Gottlieb gives us the closest thing to Aileen's autobiography as we'll likely ever have.
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Autobiography of a Serial Killer: Aileen Wuornos in Her Own Words

You've probably already heard of Aileen Wuornos. Wuornos was later convicted of six counts of murder and sentenced to death six times. Though she confessed to seven murders, the seventh victim's body was never found. On October 9, , she was executed by lethal injection in Florida. Charlize Theron played her in a movie.

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About this product Synopsis Between and , Aileen Wuornos, a hitchhiking prostitute, shot, killed, and robbed seven men in remote Florida locations. Arrested in , Wuornos insisted she had acted in self-defense, but the jury had little sympathy. Condemned to death on six separate counts, she was executed by lethal injection in An abused runaway who turned to prostitution to survive, Wuornos has become iconic of vengeful women who lash out at the nearest target. She has also become a touchstone for women s, prostitutes, and prisoners rights advocates. Her story has inspired myriad books and articles, as well as the movie "Monster," for which Charlize Theron won an Academy Award. But until now, Wuornos s uncensored voice has never been heard. Authorized for publication by Wuornos and edited under the guidance of Botkins, the letters not only offer Wuornos s riveting reflections on the murders, legal battles, and media coverage, but go further, revealing her fears and obsessions, her rich humor and empathy, and her gradual disintegration as her execution approached.

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