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In a memoir hailed for its searing candor and wit, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was utterly transformed when, as an eighteen-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped ad beaten in a park near campus. What propels this chronicle of her recovery is Sebold's indomitable spirit - as she struggles for understanding (After telling the hard facts to anyone, from lover to friend, I have changed in their eyes); as her dazed family and friends sometimes bungle their efforts to provide comfort and support; and as, ultimately, she triumphs, managing through grit and coincidence to help secure her attacker's arrest and conviction. In a narrative by turns disturbing, thrilling, and inspiring. Alice Sebold illuminates the experience of trauma victims even as she imparts wisdom profoundly hard-won: You save yourself or you remain unsaved.

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In this candid memoir, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was transformed when, as an 18-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped and beaten. Sebold tells of her road to recovery and how she ultimately managed to secure her attacker's arrest and conviction.

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A hard-hitting and redemptive memoir from the bestselling author of "The Lovely Bones". 30,000 copies of "The Lovely Bones" sold in hardback. Takes in the harrowing story of how the author was the victim of a brutal sexual assault as a teenager, and her subsequent recovery. Inspirational story with a strong human interest angle.

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What should be a tragedy with the power to destroy the human spirit, is transformed into a brutal honesty that uplifts and inspires hope. This is a "MUST READ" for anyone who wishes to tap into their own personal strength.
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SEBOLD, ALICE
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"Synopsis" by , In this candid memoir, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was transformed when, as an 18-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped and beaten. Sebold tells of her road to recovery and how she ultimately managed to secure her attacker's arrest and conviction.
"Synopsis" by , A hard-hitting and redemptive memoir from the bestselling author of "The Lovely Bones". 30,000 copies of "The Lovely Bones" sold in hardback. Takes in the harrowing story of how the author was the victim of a brutal sexual assault as a teenager, and her subsequent recovery. Inspirational story with a strong human interest angle.
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