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I'll just leave it that very few books keep me reading for several hours until the end, this one did and when I closed it I was glad I read it.
Samantha brings you into her mind most vividly in her writing her own book so much so that I could feel and sense it as though I were the one there.
It's an interesting story to read, and it's refreshing to finally hear her side of the story after years of blatant lies fed to us by the media.
I anticipated that this book would be interesting, but I didn't think I would be so affected by Ms Geimer`s message. New perspective, that's for sure!Published 1 month ago by Kelly S.
This memoir is about the girl who was at the centre of the Roman Polanski sexual intercourse case with a minor,the writer herself is now happily married with children but whose... Read morePublished 1 month ago by BLUE FISH
Quite an amazing story highlighting corruption in the legal system in that era. The subject of the story (at the time a girl) has a wonderful strong personality. Read morePublished 4 months ago by K M B
This was my first introduction to the whole story (had never heard of her or Roman before this). Samantha is wise, articulate, and a great storyteller. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Azzia Walker
A complex story. Giving a side to the events and how it invaded her world for years and more than likely always will. Because he was a celebrity.Published 4 months ago by tammy
Self serving--I did not find much of the book interesting, would not recommend it. Anyone can write a book but few make it worth reading. This is not one.Published 5 months ago by C. Christopher
I have read about this case for years and never knew about how corrupt the judge was and how this case played out. Read morePublished 6 months ago by K. Gravatt
“The Girl: A Life In the Shadow of Roman Polanski” (265 pages) is the memoir of Samantha Geimer, who in 1977 when she was 13 years old, was raped by then 43 year old movie writer... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Paul Allaer
I thought that Ms. Geimer wrote her book with an easy read.
But I just couldn't give it 5 stars because of the content &
story line. Very sad story ... on every front.