Utility Navigation

Shopping cart

0 Items $0.00

Lucky (Paperback)

Lucky Cover Image
$15.99
Special Order

Description


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."

Product Details
ISBN: 9780316096195
ISBN-10: 0316096199
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publication Date: September 16th, 2002
Pages: 272
Language: English