The First Stone: Some Questions about Sex and Power

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Picador Australia, Jan 1, 1995 - Feminism - 222 pages
18 Reviews
Bestselling title in which the author examines the issue of sexual harassment through the true story of two women who accused the master of Ormond College, University of Melbourne, of indecent assault. The book focuses on Garner's personal response to the event and greater issues of sex and power. The author has written many acclaimed novels and short stories, including 'Monkey Grip' and 'The Last Days of Chez Nous'.
  

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Review: The First Stone: Some Questions of Sex and Power

User Review  - Julie-ann James - Goodreads

I was really looking forward to this book. It wasn't what I expected however I did enjoy it. It was very impartial on a topic that is very contentious and could have been very one sided. I finished ... Read full review

Review: The First Stone: Some Questions of Sex and Power

User Review  - Maha Abed - Goodreads

An engrossing read. Helen Garner's response to a sexual harassment claim made in Ormond college in the early nineties. A balanced and well-considered account of the events surrounding the claim and ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
19
Section 4
49
Section 5
58
Section 6
65
Section 7
73
Section 8
80
Section 15
119
Section 16
121
Section 17
138
Section 18
143
Section 19
167
Section 20
177
Section 21
183
Section 22
193

Section 9
87
Section 10
91
Section 11
102
Section 12
107
Section 13
112
Section 14
114
Section 23
199
Section 24
206
Section 25
211
Section 26
216
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