A Stolen Life: A Memoir - Pages 165 through 196 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 165 through 196 Summary and Analysis

Journal Entries: Without Phillip knowing, Dugard wrote a series of journal entries, sporadically, from the middle of 1998 to the middle of 2007. She felt she had to get her feelings out somewhere, and she had no other outlet. She struggled with whether or not to include the actual entries at all, but in the end decided she should and had to.

The entries are somewhat repetitive and center around a few central themes. Chief among these themes is Dugard's real mother. Dugard longed for her mother constantly. She wondered if she would ever see her again, and she made reuniting with her mother a chief goal of her life. She came to understand the attachment a mother has to her child through having her own children, so she knew it must hurt her mother, and still hurt her mother, to...

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