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The author of the book: Lynn K. Hall
Edition: Beacon Press
Date of issue: February 7th 2017
Format files: PDF
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ISBN: 0807089338
ISBN 13: 9780807089330
Language: English

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An insider's account of misogyny and rape in the US military and her extraordinary path to recovery and activism

Desperate to realize her childhood dream of being an astronaut, Lynn K. Hall was an enthusiastic young cadet. For Hall, the military offered an escape from her chaotic home--her erratic mother, absent biological father, and a man she called "dad" who sexually abused her. Resolute and committed to the Air Force Academy, Hall survived the ordeals of a first-year cadet: intense hazing from upperclassmen, grueling physical training, and demanding coursework. But she's dismissed from the Academy when, after being raped by an upperclassman and contracting herpes, she is diagnosed with meningitis and left with chronic and debilitating pain.

Betrayed by the Academy and overcome with shame, Hall candidly recounts her loss of self, the dissociation from her body and the forfeiture of her individuality as a result of the military's demands and her perpetrator's abuse. Forced to leave the military and return to the civilian world, Hall turns to extreme sports to cope with and overcome PTSD and chronic pain. She, in turn, reclaims herself on the mountain trails of the Colorado Rockies.

An intimate account of grappling with shame and a misogynistic culture that condones rape and blames victims, Caged Eyes is also a transformative story of how it's possible to help yourself and others in the aftermath of a profound injustice.


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Ebook Caged Eyes: An Air Force Cadet's Story of Rape and Resilience read Online! Lynn Hall is a memoirist and activist in the movement to end sexual violence. Her memoir, CAGED EYES: AN AIR FORCE CADET'S STORY OF RAPE AND RESILIENCE, is forthcoming from Beacon Press in February 2017. Her writing has previously appeared in Hippocampus Magazine, The Sexual Assault Report, The Manifest-Station, the LA Times, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, and elsewhere. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.


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