Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You by Sue SilvermanBecause I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You by Sue Silverman

Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You

bySue Silverman

Paperback | September 2, 1999

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Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You destroys our complacency about who among us can commit unspeakable atrocities, who is subjected to them, and who can stop them. From age four to eighteen, Sue William Silverman was repeatedly sexually abused by her father, an influential government official and successful banker. Through her eyes, we see an outwardly normal family built on a foundation of horrifying secrets that long went unreported, undetected, and unconfessed.
SUE WILLIAM SILVERMAN is a faculty advisor at the Vermont College of Fine Arts and the associate editor of the journal Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction. Her first book, Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You (Georgia), received the AWP Award in Creative Nonfiction. She is also the author of Love Sick: One Woman's Jou...
Title:Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember YouFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.4 × 5.3 × 0.7 inPublished:September 2, 1999Publisher:University of Georgia Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0820321753

ISBN - 13:9780820321752


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Disturbing, to say the least How the author could be so open and honest about something so horrible is beyond me. Not only was she molested for many years, beginning at the age of four, around 1950, she's a recovering sex addict, `cutter', and is still bulimic. She comes from a long line of child abusers. The book is very dark, very graphic, so be warned. Sue takes us on a disturbing journey through her life. She holds nothing back. I received this from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.
Date published: 2013-10-06

Editorial Reviews

Nothing less than a bolt of electricity to the hopeful part of us that believes every portrait of a happy family that we see. . . . A terrifying and heartening book . . . I know it's going to be passed urgently from hand to hand.

- Rosellen Brown - author of Before and After