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Description - Shout: The True Story of a Survivor Who Refused to be Silenced by Laurie Halse Anderson

A personal story of the lifelong impact of rape and a call to action in the age of #MeToo and #TimesUp.

Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault.

Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless. In free verse, Anderson shares her life and calls women to action through deeply personal stories from her life that she's never written about before.

Searing and soul-searching, this important memoir is a denouncement of our society's failures and a love letter to all the people with the courage to say #MeToo and #TimesUp, whether aloud, online, or only in their own hearts. Shout speaks truth to power in a loud, clear voice-and once you hear it, it is impossible to ignore.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781925773682
Format: Paperback / softback
(233mm x 153mm x 22mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publisher: Text Publishing
Publish Date: 19-Mar-2019
Country of Publication: Australia

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