The Poison Tree
The Poison Tree By
One November night in 1982, a shotgun blast tore through the silence of a suburban neighborhood. A teenage boy and his sister fled into the night. Their mother screamed. Their father lay dead in the driveway. Thus ended 18 years of intimate, unrelenting family terror that shocked the nation when the horrifying truth was revealed in oune ofe the most dramatic trials of he century. Murder...of selfdefense? Now the true story of the Jahnke children's ordeal, their bloody revenge and the nightmare aftermath can be told.