What happened to Paula : on the death of an American girl / Katherine Dykstra.
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|Fayette Co PL - Connersville||363.259 DYK (Text)||39230032121988||Adult New Books||Available||-|
|Jay Co PL - Portland||363.259 D996 (Text)||76383000484734||Adult New Shelf, NF||Checked out||07/30/2021|
|Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell||363.259 DYK (Text)||36823002256181||New Books||Checked out||08/12/2021|
|Waterloo-Grant Twp PL - Waterloo||363.25 DYK (Text)||30090000802780||Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Whiting PL - Whiting||363.259 D991 (Text)||51735012118294||New Three Week Books (No Renewals)||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780393651980
- ISBN: 0393651983
- Physical Description: xiv, 291 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : W. W. Norton & Company, 
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Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Preface -- The crime -- An inheritance -- The girl -- Her birthright -- Her coming of age -- The black boyfriend -- The detective -- The city -- The white boyfriend -- The timeline -- The flood -- The double bind -- Her options -- The phone call -- The true crime -- The Paulas -- Afterword.
"A riveting investigation into a cold case asks how much control women have over their bodies and the direction of their lives. In July 1970, eighteen-year-old Paula Oberbroeckling left her house in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and never returned. A cold case for fifty years, Paula's story had been largely forgotten when Katherine Dykstra began looking for answers. A woman was dead. Why had no one been held responsible? How could a community give up and move on? Could there ever be justice for Paula? Tracing the knowns and unknowns, Dykstra discovers a girl who was hemmed in by the culture of the late 1960s, when women's rights had been brought to the fore but had little practical bearing on actual lives. The more she learns about Paula, the more parallels Dykstra finds in the lives of the women who knew Paula, the lives of the women in her own family, and even in her own life. Captivating and expertly crafted, What Happened to Paula is a timely, powerful look at gender, autonomy, and the cost of being a woman"-- Provided by publisher.
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