Bloomsbury

9781635576122

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Dancing With the Octopus

Debora Harding has not one but two mesmerizing stories to tell, and the emotional honesty of her razor-sharp prose will hook readers on page one.

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Review of ‘Dancing With the Octopus’

Some memoirs recount riveting stories. Others are notable for their masterful storytelling. Debora Harding’s Dancing With the Octopus: A Memoir of a Crime accomplishes both. She has not one but two mesmerizing stories to tell, and the emotional honesty of her razor-sharp prose will hook readers on page one.

In 1978, when Harding was 14, she…

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