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Summary of Missoula by Jon Krakauer | Includes Analysis



Missoula by Jon Krakauer is a close examination of the cause and effect of a series of alleged sexual assaults in a Montana college town.

Missoula is the second largest city in Montana, and the Missoula-based University of Montana (UM) Grizzlies football team is a source of significant local pride. In December 2010, a scandal began in which four members of the football team were accused of gang rape, but were not charged with a crime. A year later, an investigation by a former Missouri Supreme Court justice found that unreported and unprosecuted rapes were a significant issue at UM. In 2012, a Department of Justice investigation found a similar problem. The scandal evolved with media coverage although Missoula's rape statistics were not unusual for a college town. It was the mishandling of the rape cases in an apparent effort to protect the football team, the football program, and the reputation…


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May 12

Customer Reviews

Dian Foster ,

Great story!

It is a really interesting book, the story is very entertaining, I think it is a literature to young people like me, the story is shocking and you would want to read and keep reading. I recommend very good story.

SaveYourVote ,

Well documented book about college rape

Sometimes the rape assaults get so much attention from media, in a sensasionalistic way that is making them more prone to happen. I think everyone should instead focus their attention to the well written and well documented books in the matter, like the one Krakauer wrote, because is informing and presents facts and witnesses

Melani Bossio ,

Very good way to show the content, shocking history

This story surprised me a lot, it's amazing how such important cases that affected the lives of so many people could be manipulated. Is good know these stories, is always good to know what happens around us and how things work. Very good the way to show the content

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