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Consent : a memoir / Vanessa Springora ; translated from the French by Natasha Lehrer.

Springora, Vanessa, (author.). Lehrer, Natasha, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library BIO SPRINGOR 2021 39851001589135 New Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063047884
  • ISBN: 0063047888
  • ISBN: 9780063047907
  • ISBN: 006304790X
  • ISBN: 9780063060388
  • ISBN: 0063060388
  • Physical Description: viii, 194 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First HarperCollins edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperVia, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published as Le Consentement in France in 2020 by Editions Grasset & Fasquelle"
Summary, etc.:
"A French memoir in the age of #metoo. A literary sensation, Vanessa Springora's Consent weaves her personal narrative of a relationship during her childhood with a famous, much older writer into a stunning and forceful indictment of the literary world that allowed sexual abuse of minors to occur unchecked"-- Provided by publisher.
Thirty years ago, Springora was the teenage muse of one of the France's most celebrated writers. Here she offers her perspective of their relationship: a universal #MeToo story of power, manipulation, trauma, recovery, and resiliency that exposes the hypocrisy of a culture that has allowed the sexual abuse of minors to occur unchecked. Her memoir lays bare the cultural attitudes and circumstances that made it possible for a thirteen-year-old girl to become involved with a fifty-year-old man, and reflects on the ways in which this disturbing relationship changed and affected her as she grew older.
Language Note:
Text in English, translated from the French.
Subject: Springora, Vanessa.
Publishers and publishing > France > Biography.
Adult child sexual abuse victims > France > Biography.
Publishers and publishing.
France.
France.
Genre: Biographies.
Autobiographies.

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