The judge, the judge. Check out our wide selection of third-party gift cards. "Sometimes, the best stories are true." After college, a fraternity was a sour, yeasty atmosphere, a scattering of f limsy cups, where you could hear the soles of your shoes unpeeling from sticky floors, and punch tasted like paint thinner, and curls of black hair were pasted to toilet rims. A heavy silver necklace with tiny red stones. I give what I can, you take what you need. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. I stuff my coins haphazardly into my purse to avoid holding up the checkout line. Later that night, my dad cooked broccoli and quinoa, and we reeled when he presented it as qwee-noah. I was given a new name to protect my identity: I became Emily Doe. Miller's words are purpose. "─Jennifer Weiner, The New York Times“In this powerful, gutsy memoir, Miller—the sexual assault survivor in the Stanford case—reclaims her name and her story.”—The New York Times Book Review"Know My Name is a blistering, beautifully written account of a courageous young woman's struggle to hold a sexual predator accountable. I was the only elementary school student to be elected as a conflict manager two years in a row; my job was to wear a green vest every recess, patrolling the playground. This is not the ultimate truth, but it is mine, told to the best of my ability. All because, somewhere at this party, is him. “Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful.”–Washington PostUniversally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller’s breathtaking memoir “gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emily Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter.” (The Wrap). My Chinese name is Zhang Xiao Xia, which translates to Little Summer. Sifted through wads of socks looking for undies, found a worn polka-dotted triangle of fabric in the corner. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. The story that follows, of Miller waking up in a San Jose hospital with pine cones in her hair and an incomplete memory of the night before, is masterfully crafted by juxtaposing the details of physical evidence and accounts from witnesses with Miller’s growing awareness that her life as she knew it was over (“It is utter confusion paired with knowing”). KNOW MY NAME: A Memoir, by Chanel Miller. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Miller’s words are purpose. Now that we know Chanel Miller's name, we cannot unknow it. I watched the way girls entered, heads tucked halfway into their shoulders, smiling timidly, scanning the room for a familiar face to latch on to. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 29, 2019, Beautifully written. I poured it into a cup and threw it back straight. If there is one book on my shelves that I would want anyone to see, it is this. Some clients are a mystery. Poignant and hilarious memoir! Legal definitions are important. Her story of trauma and transcendence illuminates a culture biased to protect perpetrators, indicting a criminal justice system designed to fail the most vulnerable, and, ultimately, shining with the courage required to move through suffering and live a full and beautiful life.Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing. Chanel was the twentieth century's most influential designer. Stanford was my backyard, my community, a breeding ground for cheap tutors my parents hired over the years. How could a young child survive all this? Legal definitions are important. We ate on paper plates to avoid washing dishes. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 16, 2019. Know My Name features the kind of intimate, coming-of-age storytelling that you don’t find in a typical story about a crime and its aftermath. I stuff my coins haphazardly into my purse to avoid holding up the checkout line. --Washington Post Universally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller's breathtaking memoir "gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emily Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter." I’ll apologize if you bump into me. | ISBN 9780735223721 If there’s no more half-and-half on the counter at the coffee shop, I’ll drink my coffee black. Know My Name will forever transform the way we think about sexual assault, challenging our beliefs about what is acceptable and speaking truth to the tumultuous reality of healing. If I sleep over, the blankets will look like they’ve never been touched. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. A guy with tiny tally marks of hair on his upper lip let us in. (Penguin, 384 pp., $18.) "Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful… Masks and social distancing are required. I paid little attention, ladling green salsa into a teeny plastic cup. An old clock and wooden cabinets line the walls, the doorframe marked with our heights over the years (a small shoe symbol drawn if we were measured while wearing them). This is not the ultimate truth, but it is mine, told to the best of my ability. I am also half Chinese. She usually spent her time at home with friends, but occasionally she’d give some of that time to me. Instead, I found myself falling into the hands of one of the great writers and thinkers of our time. I paid little attention, ladling green salsa into a teeny plastic cup. I want to leave them behind so I can move forward. She possesses extraordinary gifts as a writer.”─The National Book Review “Miller makes a powerful case for overhauling a system that retraumatizes victims of sexual violence even in successful cases, perpetuating the feedback loop that discourages victims from coming forward to seek justice.” ─Mother Jones, Sign up for news about books, authors, and more from Penguin Random House, Visit other sites in the Penguin Random House Network. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. What I did, what I said, will all be sliced, measured, calculated, presented to the public for evaluation. Xia is also China’s first dynasty. The book does not inflict hate onto men but it does for me, as a woman, inspire a wider and united belief that gender violence/harassment/abuse is a universal issue that needs to be further addressed. My hope is to undo these beliefs. It marks the debut of a gifted young writer.”, New in Paperback: ‘Girl in Black and White’ and ‘Know My Name’. .orange-text-color {color: #FE971E;} Explore your book, then jump right back to where you left off with Page Flip. They said, You should come. .orange-text-color {font-weight:bold; color: #FE971E;}View high quality images that let you zoom in to take a closer look. "Know My Name is a gut-punch, and in the end, somehow, also blessedly hopeful." There’s just no other way to say it: the writing is exquisite.” ─The Daily Beast"Miller's memoir, Know My Name, gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emiy Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter." Stand back, folks: This book is going to give a huge blast of momentum to the #MeToo movement. A heavy silver necklace with tiny red stones. It’s keen-wah, Dad, how do you not know that!! It also introduces readers to an extraordinary writer, one whose words have already changed our world. I rinsed in the shower, singing. An unconscious Miller was assaulted by Turner behind a dumpster outside a Stanford party in 2015, when she was 22 and visiting her sister, who was a student there.

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