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The Resource Know my name : a memoir, Chanel Miller

Know my name : a memoir, Chanel Miller

Label
Know my name : a memoir
Title
Know my name
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Chanel Miller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose statement to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors. She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral--viewed by eleven million people within four days, it was translated globally and read on the floor of Congress; it inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Thousands wrote to say that she had given them the courage to share their own experiences of assault for the first time. Now she reclaims her identity to tell her story of trauma, transcendence, and the power of words. It was the perfect case, in many ways--there were eyewitnesses, Turner ran away, physical evidence was immediately secured. But her struggles with isolation and shame during the aftermath and the trial reveal the oppression victims face in even the best-case scenarios. Her story illuminates a culture biased to protect perpetrators, reveals a criminal justice system designed to fail the most vulnerable, and, ultimately, shines with the courage required to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful life. Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing. It also introduces readers to an extraordinary writer, one whose words have already changed our world. Entwining pain, resilience, and humour, this memoir will stand as a modern classic
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
NJB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Chanel
Dewey number
  • 362.883092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Miller, Chanel
  • Sexual abuse victims
  • Rape victims
  • College students
  • Rape in universities and colleges
Target audience
adult
Label
Know my name : a memoir, Chanel Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000068060308
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780241428290
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1200306145
Label
Know my name : a memoir, Chanel Miller
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000068060308
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 365 pages
Isbn
9780241428290
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1200306145

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