We Keep the Dead Close

Written By Becky Cooper
We Keep the Dead Close
  • Publsiher : Random House
  • Release : 17 November 2020
  • ISBN : 1473560268
  • Pages : 512 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 6 reviews
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Download or read book entitled We Keep the Dead Close by author: Becky Cooper which was release on 17 November 2020 and published by Random House with total page 512 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 'I'm obsessed!' REESE WITHERSPOON 'Exhilarating ... Becky Cooper masterfully uncovers the story of Harvard undergrad Jane Britton.' VOGUE ________________________ You have to remember, he reminded me, that Harvard is older than the U.S. government. You have to remember because Harvard doesn't let you forget. 1969: the height of counterculture and the year universities would seek to curb the unruly spectacle of student protest; the winter that Harvard University would begin the tumultuous process of merging with Radcliffe, its all-female sister school; and the year that Jane Britton, an ambitious 23-year-old graduate student in Harvard's Anthropology Department and daughter of Radcliffe Vice President J. Boyd Britton, would be found bludgeoned to death in her Cambridge, Massachusetts apartment. Forty years later, Becky Cooper, a curious undergrad, will hear the first whispers of the story. In the first telling the body was nameless. The story was this: a Harvard student had had an affair with her professor, and the professor had murdered her in the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology because she'd threatened to talk about the affair. Though the rumour proves false, the story that unfolds, one that Cooper will follow for ten years, is even more complex: a tale of gender inequality in academia, a 'cowboy culture' among empowered male elites, the silencing effect of institutions, and our compulsion to rewrite the stories of female victims. WE KEEP THE DEAD CLOSE is a memoir of mirrors, misogyny and murder. It is at once a rumination on the violence and oppression that rules our revered institutions, a ghost story reflecting one young woman's past onto another's present, and a love story for a girl who was lost to history. ________________________ 'A brilliant and extraordinary book.' PHILIPPE SANDS 'Top drawer investigative reporting. Riveting. A refreshing reason to sacrifice sleep' SARAH JESSICA PARKER '"You have to remember, he reminded me, that Harvard is older than the U.S. government. You have to remember because Harvard doesn't let you forget." If that sentence, paired with the title, doesn't get your spidey senses tingling, I don't know what will' REFINERY29

We Keep the Dead Close

We Keep the Dead Close
  • Author : Becky Cooper
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-11-17
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1473560268
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Summary : 'I'm obsessed!' REESE WITHERSPOON 'Exhilarating ... Becky Cooper masterfully uncovers the story of Harvard undergrad Jane Britton.' VOGUE ________________________ You have to remember, he reminded me, that Harvard is older than the U.S. government. You have to remember because Harvard doesn't let you forget. 1969: the height of counterculture and ...

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