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Titre The moment : standing up to Bill Cosby, speaking up for women / Andrea Constand.
Auteur Constand, Andrea, 1973- author
Éditeur [Toronto, Ont.] : Viking, 2021.
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Sujet anglais Constand, Andrea, 1973-
Sexual abuse victims -- Canada -- Biography
Rape victims -- Canada -- Biography
Constand, Andrea, 1973- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Cosby, Bill, 1937- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sex crimes -- United States
Trials (Sex crimes) -- United States
Sexual harassment of women
MeToo movement
Genre anglais Autobiographies
Sujet français Constand, Andrea, 1973-
Victimes d'abus sexuels -- Canada -- Biographies
Victimes de viol -- Canada -- Biographies
Constand, Andrea, 1973- -- Procès, instances, etc.
Cosby, Bill, 1937- -- Procès, instances, etc.
Crimes sexuels -- États-Unis
Procès (Crimes sexuels) -- États-Unis
Harcèlement sexuel
Mouvement #MoiAussi
Genre français Autobiographies
Description xv, 240 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographie Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-237).
Dépouillement A moment lost -- The call -- The right thing -- Coming out -- Mind, body, spirit -- Solidarity -- Training camp -- The trial begins -- On the stand -- Always follow through -- #MeToo -- A new approach -- Scattershot -- The moment -- Getting it right -- Conclusion: coming home -- Postscript: hope, healing, and transformation.
Résumé "An inspiring story of resilience and bravery by the Canadian woman who became the linchpin of the case to bring Bill Cosby to justice. Andrea Constand did the right thing, not just for herself, but for sixty other women. When Bill Cosby was convicted on three counts of sexual assault in 2018, the verdict sent shock waves around the globe. Some were outraged that a beloved icon of family values, the man dubbed "America's dad," had been accused, let alone convicted. Others were stunned because they had waited so long to see justice; in accusations going back decades, sixty women recounted how they'd been drugged, raped and assaulted at Cosby's hands. Andrea Constand is just one of these women, but she was the only one with the power to bring him to justice. Constand's decade-long legal marathon required her to endure an excruciating civil suit, and two harrowing criminal trials. It was her deep sense of personal and social responsibility, fostered by her close-knit immigrant family and values earned through team sports, that gave her the courage to testify at the criminal trial--something she agreed to do not for herself, but for the sixty other women whose stories would never be told in court. In The Moment, Constand opens up about the emotional and spiritual work she did to recover from the assault and the psychological regimen she developed to strengthen herself for the courtroom. Ultimately, Constand's testimony brought a powerful man to account. She also gained a new understanding of the resiliency of human spirit, and the affirming knowledge that stepping up and doing the right thing, even when the outcome is uncertain, is the surest path to true healing. From the woman who has been called "the true hero of #MeToo," The Moment is a memoir about the moment a life changes, as hers did when she was raped; about the moment, nearly a decade later, when she stood up for victims without a voice and put herself through an arduous criminal trial; and about the cultural moment, signified by the #MeToo movement, that made justice possible." [Provided by publisher]
ISBN 9780735240476 (hardback)
   
   
 
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 C-D-NEIGES - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93641 CON  DISPONIBLE
 L'OCTOGONE - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93641 CON 2021  DISPONIBLE
 MARC-FAVREAU - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93641 CON  DISPONIBLE
 MORDECAI-RICHLER - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93641 CON  DISPONIBLE
 PIERREFONDS - Adultes - Sciences humaines et sociales    364.153 CON  DISPONIBLE
 VIEUX-SAINT-LAURENT - Adultes - Documentaires    920.93641 CON  DISPONIBLE
 
 
 
   
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