I am the Central Park jogger

by Trisha Meili

Paper Book, 2003

Status

Available

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Publication

NY : Schriber, 2003.

Description

The woman dubbed in the headlines "the Central Park Jogger," who was raped and brutally beaten in 1989 while jogging in New York's Central Park, recounts her assault and recovery and describes how the event changed her life.

Rating

½ (29 ratings; 3.5)

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LibraryThing member mahallett
the story of her attack and its after effects is well done, her attitude is admirable but her story with its emphasis on JOGGING and other exercise is ultimately boring.
LibraryThing member dara85
In 1989, Trisha Meili went for a run in Central Park at night. She was assaulted and beaten. She was in a coma for nearly two weeks. Trisha explains due to a traumatic brain injury she had to relearn everything. Through therapy she had to relearn to walk, to do simple math, and other things, so she
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could return to her job as an investment banker. She kept her identity a secret for 14 years, because of extensive publicity and she was reluctant to tell anyone she was the Central Park jogger. She came to believe in spiritual healing and how prayer can make a difference in the recovery process. If you like survival stories this book is for you.
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Awards

Audie Award (Finalist — 2004)

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ISBN

0743244370 / 9780743244374
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