Year We Disappeared, The

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Year We Disappeared, The

Running Time: 8h 35m

Cylin Busby & John Busby


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A peaceful summer night is shattered by gunfire as an unseen assailant tries to murder police officer John Busby. Though horribly wounded, Busby survives. But the perpetrator remains at learge, meaning Busby and his family remain in danger. In alternating chapters, John Busby and his daughter, Cylin, tell the harrowing true story of the year that followed - John from his perspective as parent, Cylin from the point of view of the nine-year-old child that she was. Together father and daughter craft an unforgettable picture of fear, of police corruption, and of a malignant thugh who no one dares to cross. Yet their story is also one of redemption and recovery, and ultimately of hope and healing.


Cylin Busby & John Busby:
Cylin Busby is the author of several fiction and nonfiction books for young readers. She is the former senior editor of Teen magazine, and has written numerous magazine articles. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and young son. Visit her on the web at John Busby is a retired police officer who lives with Polly Busby, his wife of over forty years. He continues to fight for the extension of the statute of limitations on the assault of a police officer.