The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski

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The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski is a book written by Samantha Geimer about her life. She wrote it with the help of her lawyer Lawrence Silver and the writer Judith Newman.[1] An excerpt was published by in 2013.[2]


  • The Guardian said that it was "fighting against reductive simplicity".[3]
  • Time Magazine called it "a thoughtful memoir.”[1]
  • The New York Times said "[Geimer] is able to channel the bewilderment she felt while in Mr. Polanski’s company, and the terror that came later."

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  1. ^ a b Staff. "Top 10 Revelations from the New Roman Polanski Book". Time – via
  2. ^ Geimer, Samantha. "'The Girl': Victim in the Roman Polanski case breaks her silence". Today.
  3. ^ "Roman Polanski and the sin of simplification". The Guardian. 28 September 2013.