The Crime Writers' Association

Non-fiction 2021

Debora Harding
Dancing with the Octopus
shortlisted
Profile Books Limited

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Extraordinary memoir of teenage kidnapping and rape in Omaha, and the lifelong effect on Debora Harding and her family. A family history, an account of unending trauma, a portrait of the Midwest, and a brilliantly organised narrative, touched with humour.