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Our Guys The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb by Bernard Lefkowitz

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • General,
  • Crimes aganist,
  • Gang rape,
  • Glen Ridge,
  • Mentally handicapped women,
  • New Jersey,
  • Sexism,
  • United States,
  • Law

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The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
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Open LibraryOL9884235M
ISBN 100613656660
ISBN 109780613656665

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  A scathing indictment of the seemingly paradisiacal town of Glen Ridge, N.J., which bred the young men who brutally raped a retarded teenager&#;and have yet to pay the price for it. Edgar-winning author Lefkowitz (Tough Change: Growing Up on Your Own In America, , etc.) began his research by attending the graduation ceremonies of Glen Ridge's class of , which included four Our Guys Book Summary and Study Guide. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Our Guys; In , a teenaged girl with the mental capacity of an 8-year-old was raped in the expensive suburban community of Glen Ridge, New Jersey -- the hometown of Tom Cruise. Our Chief Librarian   Book Review of "Our Guys" 1, words, approx. 4 pages Our Guys: The Glen Ridge Rape and the Secret Life of the Perfect Suburb is the true account of a gang rape committed by several popular and celebrated Jocks, that occurred in , in the superfi "Our_Guys".   Directed by Guy Ferland. With Ally Sheedy, Heather Matarazzo, Sara Botsford, Scott Vickaryous. A seasoned police detective returns to her local hometown to investigate the shocking case of the rape of a mentally disabled girl. The town wants to