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A searing poetic memoir and call to action from the bestselling and award winning author of Speak Laurie Halse AndersonBestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about and advocates for survivors of sexual assault Now inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has ch My truth

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Shout Author Laurie Halse Anderson

Ut before Searing and soul searching this important memoir is a denouncement of our society's failures and a love letter to all the people with the courage to say #metoo and #timesup whether aloud online or only in their own hearts SHOUT speaks truth to power in a loud clear voice and once you hear it it is impossible to ignor wow

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Anged since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying as timely as it is timeless In free verse Anderson shares reflections rants and calls to action woven between deeply personal stories from her life that she's never written abo Part One roughly the first half of the book drones on but Part Two and Three bring thunder and rage and unapologetic ferocity to the issue of sexual abuse rape and the unforgivable way society treats women and men who find the courage to come forward and speak the truth the uestion is born out of true confusionno one ever told him the rules of intimacyor the law his dad only talks about condomswith a don t get her pregnant warninghis mom says talk to your fatherso he watches a lot of pornto get offto be schooledporn says her body is territorybegging to be conuered no conversation reuiredyou take what you want Note uote taken from an Advanced Readers Edition


10 thoughts on “Shout Author Laurie Halse Anderson

  1. says:

    “the overlap of my stories and my lifeis a garden courtyard sky strung with stars” The first half of this book was a 4 star read for me but the second half was a full shimmering 5 stars So it gets 4½ stars rounded upIt's been a long time since I read Speak but I still recall how deeply that book affected me In a time of #MeToo it is easy to forget how powerful and important little books like that were for readers Every day s

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    My truth

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    Thank you readers of Goodreads SHOUT won the Goodreads Choice Award for poetry

  4. says:

    I love this author Speak is one of my favorite movies I love books written in verse I'm going to add some random

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    Part One roughly the first half of the book drones on but Part Two and Three bring thunder and rage and unapologetic ferocity to the issue of

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    I didn't speak upwhen that boy raped me instead I scaldedmyself in the shower and turnedme into the ghost of the girlI once was my biggest fearbeing that my fatherno stranger to gamingwith the devilwould kill that boyand it would be my faultI was impressed by Laurie Halse Anderson's first novel Speak and several years later what I remember most about the 10th anniversary edition I read was the poem Halse Anderson included at the

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    wow

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    Content warnings include sexual assault PTSD war physical abuse fat shaming alcohol and other drug use This is the story of a girl who lost her voice and wrote herself a new one I expect I’m one of the only ones reading SHOUT before they’ve read Speak I’ve had Speak on my ‘I absolutely have to read this book’ list for as long as I

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    Powerful This is Laurie Halse Anderson's autobiography and she delivers it in a direct way through poetry and verse It comes across as simply telling her tale with no emotion and for me it had a huge emotional impact for me the reader I find that works well if the author is just giving facts and let the reader feel the emotions The last half of the book Laurie discusses her book Speak which came out 20 years ago and has started

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    “too many grown ups tell kids to follow their dreams like that’s going to get them somewhere Auntie Laurie says follow your nightmares instead cuz when you figure out what’s eating you you can slay it” || Thank you for having the courage to lead the way in this work halseanderson Your bravery and words are an eternal gift