Because: A Lyric Memoir (Kobo eBook)

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“A small but monumental classic.… Because is a triumph.” —Rumpus

A “disturbing, memorably and superbly handled book-length narrative poem” (Stephanie Burt), Because offers a compassionate and wrenching account of the author’s experience of childhood sexual abuse. It tells the story of Don, the charming, enigmatic director of a youth wilderness camp who befriends, and preys on, the young boys in his care. Unfolding through a series of jewel-like scenes, Because renders the shifting landscapes of childhood memory with a swift and convincing music, building a tale that is powerful, complex, and heartbreaking.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780393635232
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 14th, 2018