Surviving the Silence

Black Women's Stories of Rape

Charlotte Pierce-Baker (Author, Duke University)

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In this "intelligent", "stunning", and "honest" book, Charlotte Pierce-Baker weaves together the accounts of black women who have been raped and who have felt that they had to remain silent in order to protect themselves and their race.

It opens with the author's harrowing and courageous account of her rape and includes the stories of the author's own family's response, plus the voices of black men who have supported rape survivors.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • June 2000
  • ISBN 978-0-393-32045-9
  • 5.6 × 8.3 in / 288 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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