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The shower was in the corner of the room. Jun 01, Kim rated it liked it Shelves: Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! She would be up and puttering around her hotel room at the Holiday Inn. She’s not a complicated stylist; rather, she hits her emotional beats by dint of perception.

On the opposite side of the street was a frat house. I urinated for such a long time that the nurse and Mary Alice made a point of it, and laughed each time they thought I’d stopped. Sebold, this is a friend of Alice’s, Tree Roebeck.

Every so often they needed to massage my thighs. As a grad student at Syracuse, this book definitely hits close to home. I remember seeing the resident advisor, a sophomore named Cindy, outside the security door on the third floor of the police station, called the Public Safety Building. Please read this poem and consider thinking about lucmy so flippant and out-of-line about such questions as these: By pleading, I had left myself open to this.


With the painkillers I would need a nurse or someone else to help me keep my balance in the shower.

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He held me until I had to pull away and then he let me go. Light had begun to creep up over Thorden Park at the top of the hill.

Tree’s face, and her gasp, should have told me that I couldn’t hide the truth. He was handsome and athletic and very, very quiet around all of us.

This left me unable to scrub myself. You submitted the following rating and review. To make it through, I had to be present the whole time. She cried more than I did and her face became mottled and swollen.

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During the rape she made a vow that it would be apart of her forever and she kept it. Carolyn See author of The Handyman and Golden Days This book proves at once the astounding bravery of Alice Sebold in the face of dreadful circumstance and the extraordinary power of luxky to heal.

I know it wasn’t easy. I looked at him. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Mar 19, Sharon rated it really liked it Shelves: This is important, as important as those inspirational stories that we read in school.


He lay down on top of me and started humping. I lay still and took shallow breaths. He kicked me and I curled into a ball. Later, after the late-night trip to the hospital, and the rape kit, and the meeting with detectives from the sex crimes unit, and a phone call home that I can’t imagine but have spent many hours imagining, I went to visit her in her dorm room.

Linda was kneeling on her bed and holding the door open. That novel was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year. Adult rape is a hard crime to classify. Walking home from a party she is attacked this attack takes place not far from the campus. He ordered me to stand up.

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alixe Alice Sebold is an eighteen year old college freshman. As he dragged me, as I scrambled against the grass, I caught sight of that fence and became utterly convinced that if he brought me beyond this point, I would not survive. The Holy or the Broken. My legs were like a plastic Barbie’s, pale, inflexible.