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The Resource Accused : my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive, Tonya Craft with Mark Dagostino

Accused : my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive, Tonya Craft with Mark Dagostino

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Accused : my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive
Title
Accused
Title remainder
my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive
Statement of responsibility
Tonya Craft with Mark Dagostino
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the true story of a woman who prevailed against the most heinous accusations imaginable. Tonya Craft was an ordinary woman who was living a wonderful life. A kindergarten teacher who was passionate about her work and the mother of two fantastic children, she lived in a comfortable house and enjoyed spending the summer with her kids. But on May 30, 2008, Tonya's happy life came to a screeching halt. Two strange men appeared at her door and accused her of a deplorable crime: molesting three children--friends and classmates of her own children. Tonya knew she was innocent and that there wasn't one shred of truth to the allegations. What she would soon learn was that for the falsely accused, the truth unfortunately offers little protection. With frightening speed, Tonya was arrested and charged with 22 counts of child molestation. She suddenly faced the very real possibility that she could lose everything--her job, her family, her reputation, her freedom. Tonya's life spiraled into a witch-trial nightmare of guilt before innocence as her children were taken away without a goodbye and her own daughter was forced to take the stand against her in a courtroom. The situation seemed hopeless, and Tonya was shell-shocked and heartbroken. But somehow she found the strength to fight. Tonya rallied, and took charge of her own defense, even defying her own lawyers on a few occasions. Tonya's goal was not only to avoid conviction; it was to clear her name, and, most of all, to regain custody of her children. This book is about more than Tonya's shocking trial and her fight for justice. Her story offers an uncommon example of undying love, faith, and forgiveness--especially when she explains how she forgave the very people who caused her harm"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Craft, Tonya
Dewey number
345.758/02536
Index
index present
LC call number
KF225.C73
LC item number
C73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dagostino, Mark
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  • Craft, Tonya
  • Trials (Child sexual abuse)
  • Kindergarten teachers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Educators
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Lawyers & Judges
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Accused : my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive, Tonya Craft with Mark Dagostino
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's Note -- Prologue -- Part I. The Promise -- Part II. The Marathon -- Part III. The Fight -- Part IV. Freedom -- Epilogue: Revelations
Control code
1616808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 413 pages
Isbn
9781941631737
Lccn
2015020101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616808
  • (Sirsi) 1616808
  • (OCoLC)899226437
Label
Accused : my fight for truth, justice and the strength to forgive, Tonya Craft with Mark Dagostino
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's Note -- Prologue -- Part I. The Promise -- Part II. The Marathon -- Part III. The Fight -- Part IV. Freedom -- Epilogue: Revelations
Control code
1616808
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 413 pages
Isbn
9781941631737
Lccn
2015020101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616808
  • (Sirsi) 1616808
  • (OCoLC)899226437

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