Let Me Stand Alone

Let Me Stand Alone

by Rachel Corrie (Author), Tavia Gilbert (Narrateur)
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Rachel Corrie'sdetermination to make a better, more peaceful world took her from Olympia,Washington, to the Middle East, where she died in 2003 while trying to blockthe demolition of a Palestinian family's home in the Gaza Strip. Atwenty-three-year-old American activist, Corrie also possessed a striking giftfor poetry, writing, and drawing. Let Me Stand Alone, a selection of herjournals and letters as chosen by her family, reveals her story inher own hand, from her precocious reflections as a young girl to her finalemails. Corrie's words--whether writing about the looming issues of our time orthe ordinary angst of an American teen--bring to life all that it means to comeof age: a dawning sense of self, a thirst for one's own ideals, and an evolvingconnection to others, near and far.

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Contributors
the Corrie Family (Introduction author), Edward Asner (Introduction author)
Publication Date
May 01, 2013
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ISBN
9781481595216
File size
895 MB