Why did Krakauer write Missoula?
Krakauer started researching sexual assault after finding out someone close to him had been raped, he told NPR’s Rachel Martin in a recent interview. He said he began looking into acquaintance rapes and discovered multiple references to sexual assault in Missoula, Montana.
What is the purpose of the book Missoula?
In Missoula, Krakauer chronicles the searing experiences of several women in Missoula — the nights when they were raped; their fear and self-doubt in the aftermath; the way they were treated by the police, prosecutors, defense attorneys; the public vilification and private anguish; their bravery in pushing forward and
Is Missoula a novel?
From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana — stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape.
When was Missoula published?
This week, The American Institute for Economic Research named Missoula, Montana one of the Top 20 College towns in America. The study included student life, town culture, opportunity, and overall economic health in the ranking of each town.
What college is in Missoula Montana?
“[A] narrative nonfiction page-turner. Missoula demonstrates that it’s not only possible but advantageous for reporters to remain clear-eye while also taking victims’ concerns into account. Krakauer skillfully strengthens his sources’ recollections without taking away their agency.
Where do men meet glory?
Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman, a 2009 book written by Jon Krakauer, is a biography of Pat Tillman, an American football player who left his professional career and enlisted in the United States Army after the September 11 attacks. He subsequently was killed in 2004 in the US war in Afghanistan.
Where is Beau Donaldson now?
Beau Donaldson was sentenced to 30 years in prison with 20 suspended after he pleaded guilty to a 2010 rape. The former University of Montana football player was released on parole in 2016 and has been living in Bozeman.
Did Krakauer summit Everest?
In 1996, Krakauer took part in a guided ascent of Mount Everest. Krakauer reached the peak and returned to camp, but four of his teammates (including group leader Rob Hall) died while making their descent in the storm.
Who is Cecilia Washburn?
Cecilia Washburn A pseudonym that Krakauer uses for the University of Montana student who was Jordan Johnson’s rape victim. After being raped by Jordan Johnson, Cecilia Washburn has extreme anxiety and symptoms of post-traumatic stress.