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Bleed Through | [Kristine Kathryn Rusch]

Bleed Through

Former journalist turned journalism teacher Larissa Johanssen moved back to her hometown to escape the violence she once covered on a national stage. Until that violence strikes her high school, her students. Now, she must help her students deal with the type of coverage that drove her to the breaking point. And she must revisit parts of her past she thought long buried - and separate truth from fiction to finally begin to heal.
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Former journalist turned journalism teacher, Larissa Johanssen moved back to her hometown to escape the violence she once covered on a national stage - Until that violence strikes her high school, her students.

Now, she must help her students deal with the type of coverage that drove her to the breaking point. And she must revisit parts of her past she thought long buried - and separate truth from fiction to finally begin to heal.

©2013 Kristine Kathryn Rusch (P)2013 Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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    A fictional school shooting in a small Minnesota town creates an echo of childhood trauma for TV, newspaper reporter turned Journalism-English teacher Larissa Johanssen. The fact that Larissa was in Hawaii when the shooting went down is troubling for at least one of the faculty members at the school who believes it removes her from the rest of the faculty who witnessed the attack and who were at risk.. As the media gathers school begins anew and the memorial service looms Larissa becomes more undone by feelings she can't identify and the presence of a man named Pete Petrovich who claims to remember something there should be no chance for him to remember. A situation when both were present that only he remembers. I'll stop the factual recitation right there so as not to spoil the ending.
    The author is evidently a prolific writer of fantasy and since I never read or listen to anything of that genre I was unfamiliar with her work. After this book I may decide to give other selections of hers a shot. There have been several works by other authors including Laura Lippman and Lisa Gardner in the wake of the number of school shootings the past twenty years but this is the best of any I've read or listened to pertaining to those events. I can't think of one time the author took the easy way out or resorted to cliche in order fill the face between events. I was so eager to listen to this one all the way through I remained awake until early morning. I'd give it six stars if I could.

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