Know My Name: A Memoir


Extreame Savings Item! Save 50% on the Know My Name: A Memoir by Viking at SADC Network. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A New York Times Bestseller''A devastating, immersive memoir...Miller is an extraordinary writer: plain, precise and moving.'' --NPR''Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful...She implores us, too, to challenge and question the systems that aren't working. As we examine how to prevent and prosecute sexual assault cases, this last lesson may be the most important of all.'' --Washington PostShe was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with


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A New York Times Bestseller"A devastating, immersive memoir...Miller is an extraordinary writer: plain, precise and moving." --NPR"Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful...She implores us, too, to challenge and question the systems that aren't working. As we examine how to prevent and prosecute sexual assault cases, this last lesson may be the most important of all." --Washington PostShe was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral--viewed by eleven million people within four days, it was translated globally and read on the floor of Congress; it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Thousands wrote to say that she had given them the courage to share their own experiences of assault for the first time.Now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words. It was the perfect case, in many ways--there were eyewitnesses, Turner ran away, physical evidence was immediately secured. But her struggles with isolation and shame during the aftermath and the trial reveal the oppression victims face in even the best-case scenarios. Her story illuminates a culture biased to protect perpetrators, indicts a criminal justice system designed to fail the most vulnerable, and, ultimately, shines with the courage required to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful life. Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing. It also introduces readers to an extraordinary writer, one whose words have already changed our world. Entwining pain, resilience, and humor, this memoir will stand as a modern classic.

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Manufacturer:
Viking
Category:
Sociology
Release Date:
2019-09-24
EAN:
9780735223707
ISBN:
073522370X
Author:
Chanel Miller
Publisher:
Viking
Publication Date:
2019-09-24
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1.3 pounds
Item Size:
1.14 x 9.28 x 6.3 inches
Package Weight:
1.28 pounds
Package Size:
6.42 x 1.18 x 9.25 inches

 


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