Book Reviews of The Death of Innocence: Jonbenet's Parents Tell Their Story

The Death of Innocence: Jonbenet's Parents Tell Their Story
The Death of Innocence Jonbenet's Parents Tell Their Story
Author: John Ramsey, Patsy Ramsey, Patricia Ann Ramsey
ISBN-13: 9780451409737
ISBN-10: 0451409736
Publication Date: 1/1/2001
Pages: 434
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 20 ratings
Publisher: Onyx Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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Helpful Score: 5
I didn't expect much from this book when I bought it. It turned out to be absolutely wonderful. What the Ramsey's think of the press (and police work on the case) is not the only topic. Their faith and their good sense are evident in the book. The view of JonBenet as a real child rather than a media-manufactured persona, was very healing.
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Helpful Score: 1
This paperback has the updated chapter with lie detector tests and latest police interviews.
On Christmas night of 1996, John and Patsy Ramsey's daughter, JonBenet, was murdered. It became one of the most notorious unsolved crimes of the century. Grevous rumors and false allegations leaked by local authorities fueled speculation that the parents were guilty, subjecting them to an unrelenting media presecution that has unjustly tried, convicted, and condemned them.
Now the Ramseys answer their accusers by sharing their hearts, emotions, reflections--and the truth. In this book they reveal their own theories of the crime, expose significant facts withheld from the public, and divulge startling new details about the dark day that changed their lives forever, including:
The stunning DNA evidence that should have eliminated them
as suspects
The controversial ransom note, and what handwriting experts
really concluded
The shocking oversight of the Boulder police to question
neighbors after the murder
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This book did not convince me of their innocence. Both of them seem a bit on the dim side.
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Real interesting look at what the Ramsey's went through as the media ran with the story of the murder of their daughter JonBenet.
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An interesting read!
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A very good book. This gave me a whole new perspective on what it was live for JonBenet's family & what they went through in the wake of her murder. Someday, this beautiful little girl & her family will have justice!
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John and Patricia Ramsey's account of the events leading up and following the murder of their daughter, Jon-Benet. Also gives a lot of observations from people who were close to the family.

Entertaining, thought provoking read.
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Enlightening......A good study on how influential the media can be and how one must be diligent to not trust everything that is read in newspapers or heard on the major networks!
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I'm so glad I read this book, after living here in Denver and being here when this happened I always thought they were responsible, after reading this ... I certainly have changed my tune and I haver serious doubts about the Boulder Police Department. A must read.
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Great book, well written. John and Patsy take turns writing chapters, which gives you perspective from each of them. Chilling tale, hard to believe it's real. Whether you believe they're guilty or innocent, this book will give you a lot to think about.
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I loved this book. I couldnt put it down. It really made me realize how much the media can influenze the way we think, I truly feel sorry for the Ramsey's after reading this book.
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This book just broke my heart. It was an excellent read, but how sad for what the Ramsey's went through.
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I realize now how the media can hang someone with little no evidence and innuendo. This is a fascinating book and I wish I had read it sooner.
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non-fiction, true crime