Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
By Richard Cameron
Michaelmas Week 1
"I waved the barge downstream, the dead boy and the ambulance still waiting in my head for me to turn round and look back at the lock and upstream to the weir and quarries. But I wouldn't."
In a pocket of South Yorkshire, Ruby, Lynette, and Jodie have each, unbeknownst to one another, suffered at the hands of one man. Their stories follow their most treasured memories, as well as ones they'd rather forget, in a gripping exploration of solidarity, survival, and storytelling.