The Resource Notes on a silencing : A memoir., Lacy Crawford

Notes on a silencing : A memoir., Lacy Crawford

Label
Notes on a silencing : A memoir.
Title
Notes on a silencing
Title remainder
A memoir.
Statement of responsibility
Lacy Crawford
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 cost When 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 note. Her criminal case file reopened, she saw for the first time evidence that corroborated her memories. Here were depictions of the naïve, 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 it. Now 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 child. This 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 society. An 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?
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  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • True Crime
Label
Notes on a silencing : A memoir., Lacy Crawford
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0005358198
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549188183
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
7F0B14E0-AFAA-45C2-BA7A-EA1908B05A9F
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 311948 KB)
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Label
Notes on a silencing : A memoir., Lacy Crawford
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0005358198
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (12 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549188183
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
7F0B14E0-AFAA-45C2-BA7A-EA1908B05A9F
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 311948 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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