By Laura Gray-Rosendale
In College Girl, a college professor revisits the reminiscence of a brutal sexual attack and recounts her lengthy, circuitous direction from trauma to restoration. delivering present-day reflections along the clean, hopeful voice of the twenty-year-old pupil she as soon as used to be, Laura Gray-Rosendale tells the tale of her close to destruction and her family’s disintegration, but in addition one in every of abiding friendships and shining wish. finally, College Girl is usually a narrative approximately tales, and a meditation on memoir itself.
Gray-Rosendale writes in a tone that's easily unforgettable—gritty, funny, and uncooked. Artfully written and with out self-pity, College Girl is a wealthy tale of triumph, desire, and survival.
Laura Gray-Rosendale is Professor of English and President’s uncommon educating Fellow at Northern Arizona college. She is the coeditor of Radical Relevance: towards a Scholarship of the full Left; Fractured Feminisms: Rhetoric, Context, and Contestation; and Alternative Rhetorics: demanding situations to the Rhetorical Tradition, all released through SUNY Press. She makes her domestic in Flagstaff together with her husband, Steven, and their puppy, D’Artagnan.
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College Girl: A Memoir by Laura Gray-Rosendale