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    I Choose Elena
    by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

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    • Format: paperback, 144 pages
    • ISBN: 9781999683399 (1999683390)
    • Genres: memoir, biography, feminism, adult
    • Language: english
    • Author: Lucia Osborne-Crowley
    • Publisher: The Indigo Press
    • Release date: September 19, 2019

    About The Book

    Aged fifteen and on track to be an Olympic gymnast, Lucia Osborne-Crowley was violently raped on a night out. The injuries she sustained that evening ended her gymnastics career, and eventually manifested in life-long chronic illnesses, which medical professionals now believe can be caused by untreated trauma.

    In a brilliantly researched and deeply affecting essay, Osborne-Crowley invites the reader to her on decade-long journey to recovery: from the immediate aftermath of the assault, through years of misdiagnosis, to the solace and strength she found in writers like Elena Ferrante.

    The author’s investigations reveal profound societal failures — of law, justice, education and the healthcare system. An essential contribution to the field of literature on assault and trauma, I Choose Elena argues that it is only through empathy than we can begin to address the self-perpetuating cycle of sexual violence.

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