When reading the novel Picking Cotton, written by Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, Ronald Cotton, and Erin Torneo, the authors brings us into and describes the lives of two people telling there side of one story. In parts one and two we are introduced to Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson. Readers are shown a little bit about each persons back ground, and each person tells there story of what happened on the night that Jennifer Thompson was raped. Jennifer has kids of her own, and is married.
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What a powerful and important book. And you did an awesome job with your review. Thanks for sharing the video. Oh my gosh! I'd never heard of that book, but really want to read it. I had tears in my eyes as I watched the book trailer too.
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When she is 22, Jennifer wakes in her apartment to find the man who will rape her at her bedside. Eleven days later, she will pick Ronald Cotton out of a lineup and name him as her attacker. The aftermath of the rape leads to the dissolution of her long-term relationship with her boyfriend, Paul.
The New York Times best selling true story of an unlikely friendship forged between a woman and the man she incorrectly identified as her rapist and sent to prison for 11 years. Jennifer Thompson was raped at knifepoint by a man who broke into her apartment while she slept. She was able to escape, and eventually positively identified Ronald Cotton as her attacker. Ronald insisted that she was mistaken-- but Jennifer's positive identification was the compelling evidence that put him behind bars. After eleven years, Ronald was allowed to take a DNA test that proved his innocence.