• Small Sacrifices

  • By: Ann Rule
  • Narrated by: Ann Rule
  • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-14-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (265 ratings)

Regular price: $13.27

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Publisher's Summary

Ann Rule's shocking and powerful account of the destructive forces that drove Diane Downs, a beautiful young mother, to shoot her three young children in cold blood.
©1992 Ann Rule (P)1992 Simon & Schuster
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Critic Reviews

"Superb... the most riveting true-crime account since In Cold Blood ( Kirkus Reviews)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Jessica on 02-20-13

I accidentally purchased the abridged version

What did you love best about Small Sacrifices?

I love true crime, especially Ann Rule. I was upset however, that I bought the abridged version. I read the book years ago and it was much longer and more detailed. I will purchase the unabridged version very soon.
But this story is so amazing and it boggles the mind how a mother could be so selfish.

Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

For sure! I loved that Ann Rule herself narrated it.

What does Ann Rule bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She is telling HER story that SHE wrote and put her heart and soul into. It makes a difference to have the author retell what she worked so hard on.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful

1 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 07-07-17

Abridged

I was sooo disappointed with this purchase. It was woefully abridged, I've read the book previously. I paid for the book, only then to realize the version wasn't the one I had hoped for

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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