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Where I Stopped: Remembering a Childhood Rape At the young age of thirteen, Martha became a victim of rape She handled the rape in a manner consistent with what she imagined an older woman would do Martha felt that in being thirteen, she was a young woman flirting with sexuality She did not realize that the way in which she saw herself, was not particularly the way in which others saw her As years, passed, she went through numerous sexual liasons, looking for her raper , looking to be unraped Trying to find a way through the silence th At the young age of thirteen, Martha became a victim of rape She handled the rape in a manner consistent with what she imagined an older woman would do Martha felt that in being thirteen, she was a young woman flirting with sexuality She did not realize that the way in which she saw herself, was not particularly the way in which others saw her As years, passed, she went through numerous sexual liasons, looking for her raper , looking to be unraped Trying to find a way through the silence that befalls most rape victims when friends and family are uncomfortable having serious dicussions about the situation Martha walks us through her life as she searches for normality, interviews jury members, the judge, read transcripts, trying to find that thirteen year old girl As a reader it was a hard journey for me to follow I can only imagine what she has been through And with this book, I actually have a complete picture The first memoir to address the issue of adolescent rape, Where I Stopped is also a chilling protrait of a troubled American family, whose awkward silence and repression after the trauma contributed gradually to an almost cancerous breakdown With gripping suspense and poignancy, this powerful memoir is a story all too many women know, wrote Kathryn Watterson, author of Not by the Sword, told powerfully, with a poet s clear and hones eye for detail


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