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Know My Name (Penguin LCC US)

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Artikelnummer: 9780735223721

WINNER OF THE RIDENHOUR BOOK PRIZE / THE DAYTON LITERARY PRIZE / THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR in PEOPLE  NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW WASHINGTON POST   NPR   PARADE TIME     GLAMOUR   CHICAGO TRIBUNE   MARIE CLAIRE   ELLE   FORTUNE LIBRARY JOURNAL KIRKUS DAILY MAIL BALTIMORE SUN SHE READS MAN REPELLER BOOKRIOT SPY.COM  'She has written a memoir that converts the ongoing experience of sexual assault into literature...Beautiful. ' & #9472 The Atlantic & #8220 To tell her story at all is enough& #8230 the fact that Miller tells it beautifully, caring enough for her reader to spin golden sentences from her pain, is a gift on top of a gift.& #8221   & #9472 Vogue ' Know My Name is an act of reclamation. On every page, Miller unflattens herself, returning from Victim or Emily Doe to Chanel, a beloved daughter and sister... Know My Name marks the debut of a gifted young writer. Miller's words are purpose. They are maps. And she is a treasure who has prevailed.' & #9472 Jennifer Weiner, The New York Times & #8220 In this powerful, gutsy memoir, Miller& #8212 the sexual assault survivor in the Stanford case& #8212 reclaims her name and her story.& #8221 & #8212 The New York Times Book Review ' Know My Name is a blistering, beautifully written account of a courageous young woman's struggle to hold a sexual predator accountable. Stand back, folks: This book is going to give a huge blast of momentum to the #MeToo movement.' & #9472 Jon Krakauer & #8220 She writes exquisitely of her pain, makes us feel every fragment of it, but also expounds on the kindness that nourished her spirit& #8230 Miller matters. Readers will see every victim matters.& #8221 & #9472 USA Today & #8220 In a perfect world, Know My Name would be required reading for every police officer, detective, prosecutor, provost and judge who deals with victims of sexual assault.& #8221 & #9472 LA Times 'Miller is a gifted storyteller...Know her name, know her voice.' & #9472 The New Yorker & #8220 Miller provides one of the most moving and humanizing depictions of sexual assault I have ever read& #8230 Know My Name  features the kind of intimate, coming-of-age storytelling that you don& #8217 t find in a typical story about a crime and its aftermath. She lets us see her in quiet moments and jubilant ones, in moments of doubt and moments of strength& #8230 In giving us the gift of knowing her, Miller has written a singular testament to the human cost of sexual violence, and a powerful reminder of why we fight.& #8221   & #9472 The Cut & #8220 In a world that asks too many survivors to keep their experiences to themselves and shrink their suffering to preserve someone else& #8217 s potential,  Know My Name  stands unapologetically large, asking others to reckon with its author& #8217 s dazzling, undiminishable presence. To read it, in spite of everything, inspires hope.& #8221 & #8212 The Guardian 'I'd never read anything that so vividly paints the bewildering maze that a sexually assaulted woman faces... Know My Name  raises crucial questions about the way we treat sexual assault and, indeed, sex itself.'  & #9472 Katha Pollitt,  The Nation & #8220 In its rare honesty and in its small details, Know My Name is both an open wound and a salve, a quiet cry and the loudest scream& #8230 Know My Name is more than an indictment, though it is a successful and moving one. It is also an outstretched hand, inviting you to fight alongside her.& #8221 & #9472 Elle & #8220 Miller& #8217 s memoir is beautifully written, underscored by simmering indignation.& #8221 & #9472 Jezebel & #8220 Compelling and essential& #8230 Miller reminds us that our stories are worth telling, that the names and the lives attached to those names matter.& #8221 & #9472 SF Chronicle 'Triumphant... Know My Name evokes a woman whose spirit hasn& #8217 t been broken& #8212 a study in what it means to strike back, not in revenge, but in reclamation.& #8221 & #8212 O Magazine 'A stunning book...beautifully written.' & #8212 Teen Vogue & #8220 Unputdownable& #8230 A much-needed memoir giving voice to those who must be heard. Miller& #8217 s writing stands apart.& #8221 & #8212 Library Journal  (starred review) & #8220 Miller& #8217 s new memoir echoes her powerful victim-impact statement& #8230 It& #8217 s a beautiful revealing self-portrait. It& #8217 s funny and it& #8217 s heartbreaking, and it& #8217 s an inspiration. There& #8217 s just no other way to say it: the writing is exquisite.& #8221 & #9472 Th e Daily Beast 'Miller's memoir,  Know My Name, gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emiy Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter.'  & #9472 The Wrap & #8220 Miller distinguishes herself not only for her resilience and fortitude, but also for her power of expression. She possesses extraordinary gifts as a writer.' & #9472 The National Book Review & #8220 Miller makes a powerful case for overhauling a system that retraumatizes victims of sexual violence even in successful cases, perpetuating the feedback loop that discourages victims from coming forward to seek justice.& #8221 & #9472 Mother Jones

Person Chanel Miller
Genre Fremdsprachig
Einband Taschenbuch
ISBN 978-0-7352-2372-1
Abmessungen (B/H/T) 210x137x21mm
Gewicht 306 g