The Dead Girl

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Pocket Books, 1991 - Murder - 430 pages
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Berkeley student Roberta Lee went running with her lover Bradley Page in 1984. Page came back alone and Roberta's battered body was found five weeks later. Within hours, Page confessed to Roberta's murder--and then recanted. Written by Roberta's closest friend, this haunting, multi-layered work is a superb collage of memory, loss, and redemption. Illustrated throughout.

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User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

I was kind of a "true crime" junkie at the time that I read this. (Remember lifetime movies?). Anyway, it's the 80s, it's Cambridge, we were all there. Friends you don't see every day but you think ... Read full review

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User Review  - Erika Anderson - Goodreads

While this began with a promising introduction discerning the difference between the stories made up about people who have died and the people themselves, it unraveled into pages upon pages of the ... Read full review


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Thernstrom is a journalist and creative writing teacher. She graduated from Harvard University in 1987

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