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Small Sacrifices

(1987)
A non fiction book by

 
 
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.

"Vivid....Extraordinary...a page-turner."--New York Times Book Review

"Superb...[a] riveting detective story."--Indianapolis Star

"A harrowing pathological portrait....A work of resonance and revelation with breath-stopping tension to the end." --Kirkus Reviews

"Fascinating...grisly...un-putdownable." --New York Daily News

"Excellent....One of the most detailed studies of a sociopath to dignify the true-crime circuit." --The San Francisco Chronicle

"A raw docudrama of almost unbelievable intensity." --Booklist



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Used availability for Ann Rule's Small Sacrifices

Hardback Editions

October 1989 : USA Hardback

Title: Small Sacrifices Tr Sty Pass &
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-517-00479-8 / 978-0-517-00479-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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January 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-453-00540-3 / 978-0-453-00540-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton Adult
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Paperback Editions

July 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: DN Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-451-18779-2 / 978-0-451-18779-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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December 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Small Sacrifices: A true story of Passion and Murder
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-7515-3556-7 / 978-0-7515-3556-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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July 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-451-16660-4 / 978-0-451-16660-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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August 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Small Sacrifices (Corgi books)
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-552-13304-3 / 978-0-552-13304-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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January 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-451-15393-6 / 978-0-451-15393-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Audio Editions

April 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Availability: Amazon   


April 1992 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
ISBN: 0-671-74463-1 / 978-0-671-74463-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audioworks
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Small Sacrifices
Author(s): Ann Rule
Publisher: Estate of Ann Rule in conjunction with Renaissance Literary & Talent
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