Lucky: A Memoir de Alice SeboldLucky: A Memoir de Alice Sebold

Lucky: A Memoir

deAlice SeboldAs told byAlice Sebold

Couverture souple | 16 septembre 2002 | Anglais

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In a memoir hailed for its searing candor and wit, Alice Sebold reveals how her life was utterly transformed when, as an eighteen-year-old college freshman, she was brutally raped and beaten in a park near campus. What propels this chronicle of her recovery is Sebold's indomitable spirit-as she struggles for understanding ("After telling the hard facts to anyone, from lover to friend, I have changed in their eyes"); as her dazed family and friends sometimes bungle their efforts to provide comfort and support; and as, ultimately, she triumphs, managing through grit and coincidence to help secure her attacker's arrest and conviction. In a narrative by turns disturbing, thrilling, and inspiring, Alice Sebold illuminates the experience of trauma victims even as she imparts wisdom profoundly hard-won: "You save yourself or you remain unsaved."
Alice Sebold is the bestselling author of The Lovely Bones and Lucky, A Memoir. She lives in California with her husband, the novelist Glen David Gold.
Titre :Lucky: A MemoirFormat :Couverture soupleDimensions de l'article :272 pages, 8,25 × 5,4 × 0,88 poDimensions à l'expédition :8,25 × 5,4 × 0,88 poPublié le :16 septembre 2002Publié par :Little, Brown And CompanyLangue :Anglais

Les ISBN ci-dessous sont associés à ce titre :

ISBN - 10 :0316096199

ISBN - 13 :9780316096195