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The Resource Words can describe, Abi Grant

Words can describe, Abi Grant

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Words can describe
Title
Words can describe
Statement of responsibility
Abi Grant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Twelve years ago writer Abi Grant was attacked by a drug-addicted serial rapist, who'd broken into her flat in the early hours of the morning. She reported it but was told her attacker 'was not known to the police' and that was that. Fifteen violent minutes had changed her life. She lost everything: home, relationship, agent, money, career - even her dog. For eight years she floundered, unable to work and sinking further and further into depression and addiction. Gradually, she picked up the threads, rebuilt her life and resumed her career. Then twelve years after the attack, the Cold Case Unit came calling. 'We think we've got him, ' they said . . . This is her story - complete with dysfunctional family background, teen trauma and a gripping account of what going to court to try to get a rape conviction really means today, including a guide to the do's and don'ts of handling trauma victims and some candid (but well-researched) suggestions for improving conviction rates. It's all too easy for any one of us to slip through society's cracks, but Abi is a survivor; her unique voice - angry, hurt and often, surprisingly, funny - gives the lie to the old saw that words cannot describe terrible experiences. They can - and she does, with honesty, passion and a wonderfully dark wit." --Back cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKM
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Grant Abi
Dewey number
362.88
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Grant, Abi
  • Rape victims
  • Rape
Label
Words can describe, Abi Grant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000044634194
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
243 p.
Isbn
9780330518352
System control number
(OCoLC)317254737
Label
Words can describe, Abi Grant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000044634194
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
243 p.
Isbn
9780330518352
System control number
(OCoLC)317254737

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