Joanna Jolly

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Joanna Jolly is a journalist and author living in the UK. She began writing as a child and, after graduating with a degree in English Literature, became a journalist. Her work has taken her all over the world - including covering the vote on and transition to independence in East Timor, working as a correspondent in India and Nepal and reporting from Jerusalem, Washington DC, South Africa and Brussels. She has won several journalism awards and in 2016 was a Shorenstein Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Joanna's work has often focused on violence against women and their struggle for justice. Red River Girl is her first book.

Average rating: 4.22 · 184 ratings · 68 reviews · 2 distinct works
Red River Girl: The Life an...

4.21 avg rating — 181 ratings — published 2019 — 3 editions
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Red River Girl by Joanna Jolly
"A page-turner, Red River Girl is the compelling account of the murder of the Canadian Indigenous teenager Tina Fontaine. The writer unravels the murder investigation into the killing in chilling detail. Along the way the inadequacies of the Canadi..." Read more of this review »
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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
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A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
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"A sad and interesting read - my only criticism is I can’t understand why a picture of Tina Fontaine wasn’t included. I think it’s important to see her, to give her face to the name."
Red River Girl by Joanna Jolly
"A compelling look into the police work involved with the Tina Fontaine case, as well as the reality Tina Fontaine experienced in her short life."
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"Gripping and insightful, Joanna Jolly shows compassion and integrity in this meticulously researched and detailed work. The book provides a fascinating insight into the Canadian indigenous community and the sometimes astonishing working practices..." Read more of this review »
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Rites of Passage by William Golding
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The Death of Lucy Kyte by Nicola Upson
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