The Crime Writers’ Association

ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-fiction 2021


Debora Harding

Dancing with the Octopus

Published by: Profile Books Limited

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.

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