[An] unflinching, open-hearted, beautifully told account of becoming one of the most consequential activists in America ... In spite of her trauma, Burke writes with humor and gratitude about her experiences. She delves into the rich history of her family ... Unbound is not just a thoroughly engrossing read. It’s also an important book that helps us understand the woman who has been so influential as our country struggles to acknowledge women’s trauma.
[A] powerful debut ... In evocative prose, she reflects on the way her trauma fractured her sense of self...and is equally forthcoming about her moments of courage and uncertainty ... Most memorable is the intense love and respect that comes through in her recollections of the young people who have trusted her with their own painful stories. Intensely moving and unapologetically frank, Burke’s fearless memoir will uplift and inspire the next generation of survivors, advocates, and truth-tellers.
A soul-baring memoir by one the most significant social activists of the past two decades ... Through searing prose and riveting storytelling, Burke lays her trauma bare alongside beautifully rendered moments ... Burke’s reckoning with her painful past becomes the blueprint for 'me too.' Told with candor and deep vulnerability, this story is raw and sobering but also a source of healing and hope for other survivors. An unforgettable page-turner of a life story rendered with endless grace and grit.