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Surviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape

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In this intelligent, stunning, and honest book, Charllote Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race. It opens with the author's harrowing and courageous account of her rape and includes the stories of the author's own family's response, plus the voices of black men who have supported rape survivors.

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In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.

Synopsis:

It opens with the author's harrowing and courageous account of her rape and includes the stories of the author's own family's response, plus the voices of black men who have supported rape survivors.

About the Author

is a professor of women's studies at Duke University. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

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ISBN:
9780393320459
Author:
Pierce-Baker, Charlotte
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Pierce-Baker, Charlotte
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.28x5.56x.81 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.
"Synopsis" by , It opens with the author's harrowing and courageous account of her rape and includes the stories of the author's own family's response, plus the voices of black men who have supported rape survivors.
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