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Surviving the Silence: Black Women's Stories of Rape (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Charlotte Pierce-Baker is a professor of women's studies at Duke University. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393320459
ISBN-10: 0393320456
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: June 17th, 2000
Pages: 288
Language: English