Strange Piece of Paradise
From Library Staff
In 1977, two young women set out to cross the country by bicycle, but got only as far as Central Oregon, where they were violently attacked by a stranger.
Terri Jentz returns to the small community 15 years later to answer some questions about her attacker, and discovers that many of the townsp... Read More »
In 1977, two Yale roommates began the bike trip of a lifetime, hoping to ride from the west to the east coast of the U.S. In the Central Oregon desert they pitched a tent for the night. Their lives would never be the same. Fifteen years later one of them struggles to find the truth of what happen... Read More »
In 1977, two young women biking across the country are randomly attacked and seriously injured by a man while in Central Oregon. The author tells the story of her return to the area 15 years later, and how her life was changed by that event.