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Author Everhart, Ruth, author.

Title Ruined : a memoir / Ruth Everhart.

Publication Info. Carol Stream, IL : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., [2016]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Everhart,R EVE    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 EVERHART,R    Available
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Description 310 pages ; 21 cm
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Contents The crime -- The aftermath -- The courts -- The fallout -- The future -- Epilogue: A letter to my daughters.
Summary "'It happened on a Sunday night, even though I'd been a good girl and gone to church that morning.' One brisk November evening during her senior year at a small Midwestern Christian college, two armed intruders broke into the house Ruth Everhart shared with her roommates, held all five girls hostage, and took turns raping them at gunpoint. Reeling with fear, insecurity, and guilt, Ruth believed she was ruined, both physically and in the eyes of God. In the days and weeks that followed, Ruth struggled to come to grips with not only what happened that night but why. The same questions raced through her mind in an unrelenting loop--questions that would continue to haunt her for years to come: Why me? Where was God? Why did God allow this to happen? What am I being punished for? Told with candor and unflinching honesty, Ruined is an extraordinary emotional and spiritual journey that begins with an unspeakable act of violence but ends with tremendous healing and profound spiritual insights about faith, forgiveness, and the will of God" --
Subject Everhart, Ruth.
Rape victims -- Religious life.
Rape -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christian biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781496413925 (hardcover)
149641392X (hardcover)

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