Under the Bridge: The True Story of the Murder of Reena Virk

September 6, 2005|
Under the Bridge: The True Story of the Murder of Reena Virk by Rebecca Godfrey
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It has been a long road to justice for Reena Virk, beaten and murdered at the hands of her teenage peers. The  murder of this girl is one of the most notorious and heartbreaking cases in Canadian history. Here, for the first time, acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey reveals the stunning truth about a Canadian tragedy that captured international headlines.

Who were the seemingly ordinary suburban teenagers who found themselves under the bridge in Victoria, BC, on the night of November 14, 1997? Why would a girl who longed to be their friend be beaten and killed? And how did so many teenagers keep terrible secrets from parents, teachers and police for eight days? These are the questions all of us have been asking, and in Under the Bridge the answers are revealed in a stunning narrative. Godfrey spent six years researching the case, conducting exclusive interviews with parents, classmates, police, prosecutors and, perhaps most importantly, several of the youths, including Warren Glowatski, one of the two teenagers convicted of murdering Virk. Godfrey also witnessed firsthand the many trials of Kelly Ellard, also found guilty of killing a girl who just wanted to fit in.

REBECCA GODFREYgrew up in Victoria, British Columbia. She is the author of the novelThe Torn Skirt,which was nominated for aBC Book Prizeand widely praised for its portrait of adolescence.Under the Bridgewas a national bestseller and a finalist for thePearson Writers’ Trust Non-Fiction Prize. Godfrey lives in New York City. Visit her w...
Title:Under the Bridge: The True Story of the Murder of Reena Virk
Product dimensions:347 pages, 0 X 0 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:347 pages, 0 X 0 X 0.98 in
Published:September 6, 2005
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780002000673

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