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

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