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Freedman, Karyn L. (Karyn Lynne)

Summary: In this powerful memoir, philosopher Karyn L. Freedman travels back to a Paris night in 1990 when she was twenty-two and, in one violent hour, her life was changed forever by a brutal rape. One Hour in Paris takes the reader on a harrowing yet inspirational journey through suffering and recovery both personal and global. We follow Freedman from an apartment in Paris to a French courtroom, then...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Univ of Chicago Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FREEDMAN, KARYN L FRE

Knight, Michelle

Summary: Describes the details of the abduction and decade-long captivity of one of the three survivors of notorious Cleveland kidnaper Ariel Castro, and how she found the courage to endure unimaginable circumstances and never lose hope for the future.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 KNI

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KNIGHT, MICHELLE KNI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KNIGHT KNI

Connors, Joanna

Summary: Setting out to uncover the story of her attacker, Connors embarked on a journey to find out who he was, where he came from, who his friends were and what his life was like. What she discovers stretches beyond one violent man's story and back into her own, interweaving a narrative about strength and survival with one about rape culture and violence in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONNORS, JOANNA CON

Vanasco, Jeannie

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager. She startles awake, saying his name. It is always about him: one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark. A boy who raped her. When her nightmares worsen, Jeannie decides--after fourteen years of silence--to reach out to Mark. He agrees to talk on the record and meet in person. "It's the least I can do," he says....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2019

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Haines, Rachel

Summary: "The author details her experiences in competitive gymnastics and the painful realities of being a victim of sexual abuse at the hands of serial abuser, Larry Nassar." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAINES, RACHEL HAI
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Tate, Polo

Summary: "A YA memoir of sexual abuse in the Air Force academy, and the author's survival and healing."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 TAT

Prout, Chessy

Summary: The numbers are staggering: nearly one in five girls ages fourteen to seventeen have been the victim of a sexual assault or attempted sexual assault. This is the true story of one of those girls. In 2014, Prout was a freshman at St. Paul's School, a prestigious boarding school in New Hampshire, when a senior boy sexually assaulted her as part of a ritualized game of conquest. She reported her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret K. McElderry Books 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 PRO

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 PRO

Winslow, Emily (Emily Carroll)

Summary: January 1992. Winslow was a student at Carnegie Mellon University when she was brutally attacked and raped. In fall 2013, living in Cambridge, she received news that the police had found her rapist through a DNA match. Caught between past and present, and between two very different cultures, Winslow began her own investigation into her attacker's family and past, reconnected with the detectives...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B WINSLOW WIN

Denhollander, Rachael

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Recipient of Sports Illustrated's Inspiration of the Year Award and one of Time's 100 Most Influential People (2018) "Who is going to tell these little girls that what was done to them matters? That they are seen and valued, that they are not alone and they are not unprotected?" Rachael Denhollander's voice was heard around the world when she spoke out to end the most shocking scandal in US...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale Momentum, the nonfiction imprint of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2019

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Joseph, Leisha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1532 JOS

Johnson, Lacy M.

Summary: "Lacy Johnson was held prisoner in a soundproofed room in a basement apartment that her ex-boyfriend rented and outfitted for the sole purpose of raping and killing her. She escaped, but not unscathed. The Other Side is the haunting account of a first passionate and then abusive relationship, the events leading to Johnson's kidnapping and imprisonment, her dramatic escape, and her hard-fought...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHNSON, LACY M JOH

Miller, T. Christian

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: August, 2008. Marie, a teenager, reported being raped in her Seattle apartment by a masked man. Confronted with inconsistencies, she was charged with false reporting and branded a liar. Years later Colorado detectives discovered they were dealing with a serial rapist. Miller and Armstrong follow the tale of doubt, lies, and a hunt for justice-- and the long history of skepticism toward rape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2018

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