[Epub] ➟ Notes on a Silencing By Lacy Crawford – Moi-sosedi.info

Notes on a Silencing A Riveting, Lucid Memoir Of A Young Woman S Struggle To Regain Her Sense Of Self After Trauma, And The Efforts By A Powerful New England Boarding School To Silence Her At Any CostWhen The Elite St Paul S School Recently Came Under State Investigation After Extensive Reports Of Sexual Abuse On Campus, Lacy Crawford Thought She D Put Behind Her The Assault She D Suffered At St Paul S Decades Before, When She Was Fifteen Still, When Detectives Asked For Victims To Come Forward, She Sent A NoteHer Criminal Case File Reopened, She Saw For The First Time Evidence That Corroborated Her Memories Here Were Depictions Of The Na Ve, Hard Working Girl She D Been, A Chorister And Debater, The Daughter Of A Priest Of The Two Senior Athletes Who Assaulted Her And Were Allowed To Graduate With Awards And Of The Faculty, Doctors, And Priests Who Had Known About Crawford S Assault And Gone To Great Lengths To Bury ItNow A Wife, Mother, And Writer Living On The Other Side Of The Country, Crawford Learned That Police Had Uncovered Astonishing Proof Of An Institutional Silencing Years Before, And That Unnamed Powers Were Still Trying To Block Her Case The Slander, Innuendo, And Lack Of Adult Concern That Crawford Had Experienced As A Student Hadn T Been Imagined As The Effects Of Trauma, After All These Were The Actions Of A School That Prized Its Reputation Above Anything, Even A ChildThis Revelation Launched Crawford On An Extraordinary Inquiry Into The Ways Gender, Privilege, And Power Shaped Her Experience As A Girl At The Gates Of America S Elite Her Investigation Looks Beyond The Sprawling Playing Fields And Soaring Chapel Towers Of Crucibles Of Power Like St Paul S, Whose Reckoning Is Still To Come And It Runs Deep Into The Channels Of Shame And Guilt, Witness And Silencing, That Dictate Who Can Speak And Who Is Heard In American SocietyAn Insightful, Mature, Beautifully Written Memoir, Notes On A Silencing Is An Arresting Coming Of Age Story That Wrestles With An Essential Question For Our Time What Telling Of A Survivor S Story Will Finally Force A Remedy

10 thoughts on “Notes on a Silencing

  1. says:

    First, they refused to believe me Then they shamed me Then they silenced me Never have I read such a powerful description of life after an assault The lengths taken to keep the statutory sexual assault silent is just infuriating Only

  2. says:

    review coming soon Thank you to Hachette Audio and Libro.fm for this ALCRelease Date 7 July 2020 review coming soon Thank you to Hachette Audio and Libro.fm for this ALCRelease Date 7 July 2020

  3. says:

    I had spent so much time considering the challenge of bearing witness, of finding ways to transcribe experience so other people would understand The work of telling is essential, and it is not enough There is always the danger that the

  4. says:

    I received this in a Goodreads Giveaway and count myself privileged to get to read it before it is published in 2020 This retelling of the author s sexual assault by two students at her boarding school, and the almosthorrific lies and co

  5. says:

    I read an early manuscript I obtained as an employee of Hachette Book Group

  6. says:

    I received an advance copy of this book from the publisher and I m thankful I did I m not a huge fan of memoirs but I really like mysteries and cover ups and so I was interested in reading this book from that perspective I found it engagin

  7. says:

    I received this book as a winner of the Goodreads giveaway I enjoyed this book and highly recommend to a friend Thank you for selecting me as a winner

  8. says:

    Well written, nuanced, balanced and compelling I couldn t put it down.

  9. says:

    Notes on a Silencing by Lacy CrawfordA naive young girl barely old enough to start her menstrual cycle is sent thousand miles away to a prestigious boarding school where she is assaulted by two adult 18 year old men and the assault does not e

  10. says:

    Compelling and haunting memoir of epic proportions of one young woman s sexual assault, the lies, the cover ups and fall outs When the elite boarding school, St Paul s in New Hampshire was recently under investigation after extensive reports o

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