Dancing with the Octopus : The Telling of a True Crime

by Debora Harding

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    Memoir

    Paperback

    9781788165174

    Published by Profile Books

    Published July 2021

    9.99 Owl loyalty points

    One Omaha winter day in 1978, when Debora Harding was just fourteen, she was abducted at knife-point, thrown into a van, assaulted, held for ransom, and left to die. But what if this wasn’t the most traumatic, defining event in her childhood?Undertaking a radical project, Debora Harding dexterously shifts between the past and present to unravel her story. From the immediate aftermath to the possibility of restorative justice twenty years later, Dancing with the Octopus lays bare the social and political forces that act upon us after the experience of serious crime.

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