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Asking for it

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Emma O'Donovan is eighteen, beautiful, and fearless. It's the beginning of summer in a quiet Irish town and tonight she and her friends have dressed to impress. Everyone is at the party, and all eyes are on Emma. The next morning Emma's parents discover her collapsed on the doorstop of their home, unconscious. She is disheveled, bleeding, and disoriented, looking as if she had been dumped there. To her distress, Emma can't remember what happened the night before. All she knows is that none of her friends will respond to her texts. At school, people turn away from her and whisper under their breath. Her mind may be a blank as far as the events of the previous evening, but someone has posted photos of it on Facebook under a fake account, "Easy Emma"--photos she will never be able to forget. As the photos go viral and a criminal investigation is launched, the community is thrown into tumult. The media descends, neighbors chose sides, and people from all over the world want to talk about her story. Everyone has something to say about Emma. Asking For It is a powerful story about the devastating effects of rape and public shaming, told through the awful experience of a young woman whose life is changed forever by an act of violence.
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9781681445373
9781848664173
9781541429475
9781681444307
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Level 4.8, 11 Points
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Full title asking for it
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
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display_description FROM THE WINNER OF THE SUNDAY INDEPENDENT NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR AWARD. It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can't remember what happened, she doesn't know how she got there. She doesn't know why she's in pain. But everyone else does. Photographs taken at the party show, in explicit detail, what happened to Emma that night. But sometimes people don't want to believe what is right in front of them, especially when the truth concerns the town's heroes ..
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subject_facet Ireland -- Fiction, Ireland -- Juvenile fiction, Rape -- Fiction, Rape -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction, Young women -- Crimes against -- Fiction, Young women -- Crimes against -- Juvenile fiction, Young women -- Fiction
title_display Asking for it
title_full Asking for It, Asking for it / Louise O'Neill, Asking for it [electronic resource] / Louise O'Neill
title_short Asking for it
title_sub
topic_facet Crimes against, Rape, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction, Young women