Under the Bridge

Under the Bridge

Book - 2005
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It has been a long road to justice for Reena Virk, beaten andmurdered at the hands of her teenage peers. Th murder of this girl is oneof the most notorious and heartbreaking cases in Canadian history. Here, for thefirst time, acclaimed author Rebecca Godfrey reveals the stunning truth about aCanadian tragedy that captured international headlines.

Who were the seemingly ordinary suburban teenagers who foundthemselves under the bridge in Victoria, BC, on the night of November 14, 1997?Why would a girl who longed to be their friend be beaten and killed? And how didso many teenagers keep terrible secrets from parents, teachers and police foreight days? These are the questions all of us have been asking, and in

Under the Bridge the answers are revealed in a stunningnarrative. Godfrey spent six years researching the case, conducting exclusiveinterviews with parents, classmates, police, prosecutors and, perhaps mostimportantly, several of the youths, including Warren Glowatski, one of the twoteenagers convicted of murdering Virk. Godfrey also witnessed firsthand the manytrials of Kelly Ellard, also found guilty of killing a girl who just wanted tofit in.

Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins, 2005.
ISBN: 9780002000673
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 VIR GOD
Characteristics: 345 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm


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librarylemon Jan 28, 2014

This was a fascinating Canadian true crime story that focuses on the tragic consequences of bullying. Really well written.

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