Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


The price of silence : the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities / William D. Cohan.


  • ISBN: 9781451681796
  • ISBN: 1451681798
  • Description: xiii, 653 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 621) and index.
Contents Note: "We've got dancers coming" -- Frat life -- An alleged rape -- Conflagration -- The new Duke -- Forty-six DNA swabs -- A sudden resignation -- A dark day for Duke -- Unanswered questions -- "Witch hunts go in stages" -- Nifong loses control of the narrative -- Election day -- New revelations -- The hunter becomes the hunted -- "She believed many of the stories she was telling" -- Insufficient credible evidence -- "The only person incarcerated" -- Bad karma -- Epilogue : national championship -- The denouement -- Acknowledgments -- Note on sources -- Index --.
Summary: An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.