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hirokosh, January 19, 2012 (view all comments by hirokosh)
This horrifying story of the 1984 fraternity gang rape of Liz at college in Virginia reconfirmed us in our choice to send our daughter to a women's college.
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hirokosh, January 19, 2012 (view all comments by hirokosh)
This horrifying story of the 1984 fraternity gang rape of Liz at college in North Carolina reconfirmed us in our choice to send our daughter to a women's college.
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skh, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by skh)
eye opening account of date rape and the effect on both the victim and perpetrator. the strength of a victim to fight back in court when the perpetrator reenters her life.
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ISBN:
9781596915855
Author:
Seccuro, Liz
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography - General
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-pg bandw insert
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in 1 lb

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Biography » Women
Health and Self-Help » Abuse » Rape
History and Social Science » Crime » Criminology

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Product details 256 pages Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - English 9781596915855 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "The rape by William Beebe of University of Virginia freshman Seccuro at a 1984 fraternity party was only the beginning of a terrible ordeal. First, the local hospital didn't process rape kits and told her to drive to D.C. for help. Then, university officials insisted campus, rather than Richmond, police handle the crime and dismissed her with condescension. Twenty-one years later, Seccuro receives a letter from her rapist asking for forgiveness. Even though it brings on panic attacks, she writes back and presses charges. The legal battle and media attention only give Seccuro more resolve that her actions, however belated, are right, for herself and the victims of countless rapes that are never prosecuted, thus never giving them a chance for justice. The book includes a transcript of the preliminary hearing, with its shocking revelation of what Seccuro endured that night. This brave account reveals an alarming array of mishandling, poor judgment, and obfuscation or outright lies from university officials and from students at the party, and shines light on a systemic lack of concern and care given to rape victims. (Jan.)" Publishers Weekly (Copyright PWyxz LLC)
"Synopsis" by , Securro reveals the inspiring story of how, 22 years after she was raped, she found the courage to prosecute her assailant. Seccuro's inspiring, unflinching memoir is about experiencing terrible trauma--and the power of justice to heal.
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