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Under The Bridge

by Rebecca Godfrey

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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.

About the Author

Rebecca Godfrey is an award-winning novelist and journalist. Her first novel, The Torn Skirt, was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her second book, Under The Bridge, an investigation into the Reena Virk case, was a Globe and MailBook of the Year, and received the B.C. Award for Canadian Nonfictionand The Arthur Ellis Award for Nonfiction. Born in Toronto, and raisedin Victoria, she currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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