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Friday, August 07, 2009

James Ellroy's The Haunting

This week's Newsweek is a special Summer double issue on True Crime featuring an incredible essay by James Ellroy, The Haunting. It's about the murder of of 17-year-old Lily Burk, but what it's really about is the struggle to objectify and articulate the bereavement process. An absolute must-read for crime victims, here's an excerpt:


At 11:43 PM, Blogger Bill Widman said...

"This is communion of the highest spiritual form."

Now that, my friends, is profound!
What a hauntingly beautiful story!
Thanks John!


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