Shout : a poetry memoir
—Anderson, Laurie Halse, author.
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2019
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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 reflections, rants, and calls to action woven between 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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Subjects:
Anderson, Laurie Halse -- Juvenile poetry.
Rape victims -- Juvenile poetry.
Women authors -- Juvenile poetry.
ISBN:
9780670012107 (hardcover)
9780670012107
0670012106
Description:
291 pages ; 21 cm.
Notes:
"The true story of a survivor who refused to be silenced."--Cover.
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