The First Stone

The First Stone

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Helen Garner
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication date: 1995
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
  • Weight: 0.19 kg Note that the actual book cover may differ from the picture

In the autumn of 1992, two young women students at Melbourne University went to the police claiming that they had been indecently assaulted at a party. The man they accused was the head of their co-ed residential college. The shock of these charges split the community and painfully focused the debate about sex and power.

'... Garner has ensured one thing: the debate about sexual harassment... will now have a very public airing. And it will have it in the language of experience to which all women and men have access...'-AGE