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My dark Vanessa : a novel
Book | First edition. | William Morrow, New York, NY : [2020]

  • 2 of 8 Copies Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
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    2010. Bright, ambitious, and yearning for adulthood, fifteen-year-old Vanessa Wye becomes entangled in an affair with Jacob Strane, her magnetic and guileful forty-two-year-old English teacher. 2017. Amid the rising wave of allegations against powerful men, a reckoning is coming due. Strane has been accused of sexual abuse by a former student, who reaches out to Vanessa, and now Vanessa suddenly finds herself facing an impossible choice: remain silent, firm in the belief that her teenage self willingly engaged in this relationship, or redefine herself and the events of her past. But how can Vanessa reject her first love, the man who fundamentally transformed her and has been a persistent presence in her life? Is it possible that the man she loved as a teenager--and who professed to worship only her--may be far different from what she has always believed? Alternating between Vanessa's present and her past, My Dark Vanessa juxtaposes memory and trauma with the breathless excitement of a teenage girl discovering the power her own body can wield.

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    • ISBN: 006294150X
    • ISBN: 9780062941503
    • Physical Description: 372 pages
    • Edition: First edition.
    • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2020]

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