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From the Back Cover

If you were angry or disappointed by the verdict, this is a must-read for anyone who believes in justice for children.
 
   Eileen King
    Regional Director, Justice for Children
 
In this book we answer all these questions and more.
  • Is there evidence that someone other than Casey killed Caylee?
  • Who else had access to Casey's car ?
  • Is there a real "Zanny the Nanny"?
  • Did Cindy lie about searching the Internet for "Chloroform"?
  • Is there something suspicious about Casey's friends?
  • Was any evidence sealed from public view by court order?
  • Is there evidence that Casey was pimping Caylee for sexual purposes?
  • What's the real reason Casey failed to report Caylee missing for 31 days?
  •  Did Casey abuse or neglect Caylee?
  •  What is child abuse and neglect?
  •  What dysfunctional core issues did Casey and her parents exhibit?
  •  How can we prevent another similar death?
  •  How can we make meaning out of this tragedy?
  • What is a likely future for Casey and her parents?
  • What can we learn from this painful story?

About the Author

Wendy Murphy, JD is an adjunct professor at New
England Law|Boston where she teaches a seminar on
sexual violence and directs two projects under the
school's Center for Law and Social Responsibility. A
former Visiting Scholar at Harvard law School, Wendy
is a former prosecutor who specialized in child abuse
and sex crimes, and appears regularly on all major
network and cable news programs.

Charles L. Whitfield MD is a therapist and researcher with over 30 years of experience working with patients who have had childhood trauma, addiction and PTSD.
 
He is the best-selling author of Healing the Child Within, Memory and Abuse, The Truth About Depression and The Truth About Mental Illness, in which he describes what are erroneously labeled "Mental Illnesses" and suggests safer, proven, more effective ways to heal these frequently painful conditions.
 
Find Charles and Barbara on the Internet at: cbwhit.com
 and  BarbaraWhitfield.com


Barbara Harris Whitfield, RT  is in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia with Charles Whitfield MD doing individual and group psychotherapy for adults that were repeatedly traumatized as children. She is the author of seven books.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 230 pages
  • Publisher: Muse House Press/Pennington (November 10, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1935827081
  • ISBN-13: 978-1935827085
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (51 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #976,948 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Customer Reviews

Fine, write a serious book about it, but quit making things up!
sunny day
The verdict was never a surprise, but it was the result of jury stacking not the preponderance of evidence in the case.
Cosmo
What Casey really did was lie to Cindy about yet another version of Caylee going "missing".
GAM

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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful By sunny day on February 8, 2012
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This is a ridiculous book. Take three different authors, with three completely different agendas and try to fit it together. Doesn't work. First, Wendy Murphy's theory that Casey Anthony was pimping out Caylee who was killed by the pedaphile is based on believing Casey's (BELIEVING CASEY????) lie #2 about the nanny in the park - that the "nanny" is really the pedaphile(s) Caylee was pimped out to, that Caylee was taken to punish Casey for being a bad mom and murdered by the pedaphile. Feel like this might be a B movie plot? She backs it up very, very thinly with a friend saying Casey took Caylee somewhere at night (couldn't have been to Cindy's? Or to another friend's? Or choloformed in the trunk? NAAH, must have been a pedaphile for whom there is NO evidence) Well, Wendy says maybe the evidence is sealed. WHAT? So we believe the nanny story, except she's a pedaphile, and that evidence is sealed. Oh yeah, Wendy says the "big Trouble" shirt Caylee was discarded in must have been the pedaphile's - afterall, Cindy never saw it before and Casey said the nanny had clothes for Caylee at her place, so..... OOOPS - there's that little photo of Casey and Caylee in the shirt, they even showed it at the trial - remember Wendy Murphy? Asthonishingly poor job by Wendy Murphy. LAUGHABLE! Absolutely ridiculous theory. GARBAGE! Then there's author #2, Whitfield, the pioneer of the "Inner Child" work in the 60 -70's, great man, great theory, but shames himself by writing in Murphy's trashy book. Rewrite of his other books - even uses the same pictures!!! Do yourself a favor and buy one of his serious books. And then there's author #3, his wife, apparently former hippie chick who writes ala Ram Daas about spirit and loss. Good stuff, but why here?Read more ›
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful By M shore on June 20, 2012
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This is a horrible book. I only read the first section and it is so contrary to what is described! If you followed the trial or read any other books on the case, you know how wrong Wendy Murphy is in here assumptions. Begining with the fact that the shirt Caylee was found in was not hers, she didn't even research the fact that there are photos of Caylee in that very shirt. Though she brings up the fact that there are things that are sealed in the case, the book in no way even gets close to the claim that it solves what really happened. The sample doesn't get to the meat of the book so it tricks you into downloading to be very disappointed. DO NOT WASTE your money.
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer L. Pope on April 4, 2012
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I, too, followed this case from beginning to end. The ridiculous "theories" that Wendy Murphy throws out about what happened to Caylee are not based on the evidence presented in court documents. When Wendy suggested that Casey was prostituting Caylee at night to make a living for herself - she lost all credibility with me! She also suggested that the FBI is involved in an investigation, and devotes more than one chapter to the "mystery" of the POSSIBILITY that numerous pictures and documents continue to be sealed by the court. There is absolutely no facts out there that would support such an absurd notion! The purpose of this book has nothing to do with "What REALLY Happened". DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY!
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By JAN on July 6, 2012
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Having read a previous book by Murphy it is clear that she attempts to cash in by exploiting a murder she knows NOTHING about. Would never purchase another of her books.
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By C. Grandstaff on January 27, 2012
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What a bunch of crap--the parts she didn't "imagine" you could read in any newspaper, ect. I wasted my money--don't waste yours!
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful By Avid reader on April 20, 2012
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The following are just a few of the major misleading issues that appear in this book.

Why would Casey risk a life sentence or capital punishment by not revealing the true identity and details about a nanny?

Why are there no cell phone records, texts, emails, photographs or sightings of her by any of Casey's family and friends? In the absence of any proof of existence of a nanny, it's logical to conclude that there never was one.

Casey sold all of her photos and videos of Caylee to ABC for $200,000. In effect, a TV station paid for this mother's defense.

The "threats" allegedly made to Casey and her family by the nanny are allegations that originate with liars. Cindy, George and Lee all lied on the stand and at varying times throughout their testimonies. The most extreme example of this family's cover-up of Caylee's murder is that Cindy washed Casey's clothes and Caylee's doll found in Casey's trunk as they smelt of decomposition.

According to emails sent to Shirley Plesea (Caylee's great-grandmother) and her son Rick,there was an argument on the evening of 15th June and by the time that Cindy awoke the next morning, both Casey and Caylee were gone, having left before sunrise. Therefore George and Cindy lied about last seeing Caylee on 16th June.

The authors claim that the t-shirt found with Caylee's remains did not belong to Caylee. This is a lie! There is a photo in Jeff Ashton's book clearly showing Caylee seated beside her mother wearing this pink t-shirt with the letters "big trouble comes in small packages".

The authors state that unraveling the mystery of the nanny remains important - but why? Just because Casey was without her child for long periods between 2006 and 2008 does not mean Caylee was with anyone at all.
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