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Author Pesta, Abigail, author.

Title The girls : an all-American town, a predatory doctor, and the untold story of the gymnasts who brought him down / Abigail Pesta.

Publication Info. New York : Seal Press, 2019.


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  364.153 PESTA    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  364.15 PES    Storage
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  364.153 PESTA    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  364.1555 PESTA    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department Lower Level  364.1555 PESTA    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  364.153 PESTA    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  364.15 PES    Check Shelf
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Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 220 pages; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220).
Summary "Larry Nassar, longtime doctor at Michigan State University and physician for the US Olympic gymnastics team, has been called one of the worst sexual predators in history. This is the inside story of how he got away with abusing hundreds of gymnasts for decades--and how a team of brave women, activists, and lawyers banded together to bring him down"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents The dream -- The town -- How it began -- The coach -- Goodbye to all that -- The disbelieved -- The scream -- The seduction -- How kids think -- The club -- The con -- The final act -- An epic fail -- The board -- The poker game -- Justice -- The memory -- Freedom -- Facing the truth -- The family -- The teen warriors -- The courtroom -- The army of survivors.
Subject Nassar, Larry.
Child sexual abuse -- United States.
Child molesters -- United States.
Sex crimes -- United States.
Sexual abuse victims -- United States.
TRUE CRIME / Sexual Assault.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sexual Abuse & Harassment.
Child sexual abuse. (OCoLC)fst00854640
Women athletes -- Abuse of. (OCoLC)fst01177179
Michigan -- Lansing. (OCoLC)fst01208349
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Other Form: Online version: Pesta, Abigail, The girls New York : 2019. 9781580058810 (DLC) 2019980917
ISBN 9781580058803 (hardcover)
1580058809 (hardcover)
9781580058810 electronic book
Standard No. 40029339065
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