Missoula by Jon Krakauer | Summary & Analysis

Summary of Missoula by Jon Krakauer | Includes Analysis


Missoula by Jon Krakauer is a close examination of the cause and effect of a series

of alleged sexual assaults in a Montana college town.

Missoula is the second largest city in Montana, and the Missoula-based University

of Montana (UM) Grizzlies football team is a source of significant local pride. In

December 2010, a scandal began in which four members of the football team were

accused of gang rape, but were not charged with a crime. A year later, an

investigation by a former Missouri Supreme Court justice found that unreported

and unprosecuted rapes were a significant issue at UM. In 2012, a Department of

Justice investigation found a similar problem. The scandal evolved with media

coverage although Missoula's rape statistics were not unusual for a college town. It

was the mishandling of the rape cases in an apparent effort to protect the football

team, the football program, and the reputation…

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Inside this Instaread Summary of Missoula

• Summary of book

• Introduction to the Important People in the book

• Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

About the Author

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