That Summer: A Novel Summary
Jennifer Weiner

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That Summer: A Novel Overview

Diana Carmody, a main character in That Summer: A Novel by Jennifer Weiner, is hoping to find closure as she tracks down the man who raped her when she was only fifteen. After an accomplice in the rape dies by suicide when Diana confronts him and Diana realizes how much she liked her rapist’s wife and daughter, Diana wonders if she is doing the right thing. Themes in the novel include the impact of rape on the victim, the downfalls of reparation, and the stereotypical dependence of women on men.

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