A Silenced Voice by Ingrid Wall audiobook

A Silenced Voice: The Life of Journalist Kim Wall

By Ingrid Wall  and Joachim Wall
Translated by Kathy Saranpa
Read by Vivienne Leheny

Brilliance Audio 9781542018111
7.57 Hours 1
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A moving memoir of an inexplicable crime, a family’s loss, and a legacy preserved. Kim Wall was a thirty-year-old Swedish freelance journalist with a rising career. Then, in the summer of 2017, she followed a story that led to an eccentric inventor in Copenhagen. Instead of writing the next day’s headline, she’d become one. As the bizarre events of Kim’s murder unfolded, the world watched in shocked disbelief. For Kim’s distraught parents, Ingrid and Joachim, it was a devastating personal struggle. In the ensuing months, day by grueling day, they had to come to terms with their loss, process the global media attention, and endure the investigation and trial. In the end, they’d make certain that Kim would be seen not only as a victim but as a bright, funny, complicated, ethical, and selfless young woman—a loved and loving daughter, sister, fiancée, colleague, and friend. Kim Wall’s life and promise may have been cut short, but everything she stood for lives on in this emotional memoir of braving the worst of days, moving forward, and never forgetting.

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Summary

Summary

A moving memoir of an inexplicable crime, a family’s loss, and a legacy preserved.

Kim Wall was a thirty-year-old Swedish freelance journalist with a rising career. Then, in the summer of 2017, she followed a story that led to an eccentric inventor in Copenhagen. Instead of writing the next day’s headline, she’d become one.

As the bizarre events of Kim’s murder unfolded, the world watched in shocked disbelief. For Kim’s distraught parents, Ingrid and Joachim, it was a devastating personal struggle. In the ensuing months, day by grueling day, they had to come to terms with their loss, process the global media attention, and endure the investigation and trial. In the end, they’d make certain that Kim would be seen not only as a victim but as a bright, funny, complicated, ethical, and selfless young woman—a loved and loving daughter, sister, fiancée, colleague, and friend.

Kim Wall’s life and promise may have been cut short, but everything she stood for lives on in this emotional memoir of braving the worst of days, moving forward, and never forgetting.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

In a powerful memoir, Wall’s parents share how they navigated their grief in the aftermath of their daughter’s horrific death and the investigation and trial that followed. Though their subject matter is unthinkably sad, Ingrid and Joachim Wall focus on Kim and the life she led, sharing stories of her passions and ambitions as a journalist, partner and friend. TIME
In this tender memoir, the parents of Swedish journalist Kim Wall recount their daughter’s exceptional life and her murder…The authors recall their anguish and pain during the year following their daughter’s death, but also celebrate her life and share their mission to develop a memorial fund to provide young female reporters with support for their work. This is a passionate portrait of a woman’s meaningful life and her contributions to journalism. Publishers Weekly
“[Kim] packed a lifetime’s worth of experience into her 30 years…A tragically short life that will hopefully serve as inspiration. Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Ingrid Wall

Author Bio: Ingrid Wall

Ingrid Wall is a Swedish journalist, author, and mother of journalist Kim Wall. She’s worked for more than twenty-five years in the newspaper industry as a general assignment reporter, news director, business reporter, and night news editor. In 2000 she was hired as head of communications at Trelleborg Municipality. She is the author of Trelleborg in the 1950s: City of My Childhood and The Beauty of Everyday Language, and coauthor with her husband, Joachim, of A Man, an Island, a Life.

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Author Bio: Joachim Wall

Author Bio: Joachim Wall

Joachim Wall is a Swedish photojournalist and father of journalist Kim Wall. At the age of fifteen, Joachim’s first photograph—that of George Harrison—was published, and his career was set. After running his own picture agency, in 1985 he started working as a press photographer for the evening paper Kvällsposten in Malmö. He went on to cover events big and small, both locally and internationally, for nearly thirty years. He also coauthored a book with his wife, Ingrid, A Man, an Island, a Life.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 7.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English