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Strange Piece of Paradise Audiobook

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Written by Terri Jentz

Narrated by Margaret Colin

Published on May 2, 2006

Audio is 1418 hours and 20 minutes

About Strange Piece of Paradise:

In the summer of 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate, Shayna Weiss, make a cross-country bike trip. They pitch a tent in the desert of central Oregon. As they are sleeping, a man in a pickup truck deliberately runs over the tent. He then attacks them with an ax. The horrific crime is reported in newspapers across the country. No one is ever arrested. Both women survive, but Shayna suffers from amnesia, while Terri is left alone with memories of the attack. Their friendship is shattered.

Fifteen years later, Terri returns to the small town where she was nearly murdered, on the first of many visits she will make “to solve the crime that would solve me.” And she makes an extraordinary discovery: the violence of that night is as present for the community as it is for her. Slowly, her extensive interviews with the townspeople yield a terrifying revelation: many say they know who did it, and he is living freely in their midst. Terri then sets out to discover the truth about the crime and its aftermath, and to come to terms with the wounds that broke her life into a before and an after. Ultimately she finds herself face-to-face with the alleged axman.

Powerful, eloquent, and paced like the most riveting of thrillers, Strange Piece of Paradise is the electrifying account of Terri’s investigation into the mystery of her near murder. A startling profile of a psychopath, a sweeping reflection on violence and the myth of American individualism, and a moving record of a brave inner journey from violence to hope, this searing, unforgettable work is certain to be one of the most talked about books of the year.

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Powerful, eloquent, and paced like a thriller, Strange Piece of Paradise is the electrifying account of the author’s investigation into her near murder.

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Terri Jentz is a screenwriter and lives in Los Angeles. This is her first book.

Strange Piece of Paradise was published on May 2, 2006.

The Strange Piece of Paradise Audiobook is 1418 hours and 20 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.

Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.

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Subjects in Strange Piece of Paradise

Strange Piece of Paradise includes the following subjects: General. The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Personal Memoirs.

About the Author(s) of Strange Piece of Paradise

The author of Strange Piece of Paradise is Terri Jentz.

About the Narrator of Strange Piece of Paradise Audiobook

The narrator for the Strange Piece of Paradise Audiobook is Margaret Colin.

Strange Piece of Paradise Audiobook Additional Info

The imprint is Macmillan Audio. It is supplied by MPS. The ISBN-10 is 1427200106. The ISBN-13 is 9781427200105.

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