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Leave Myself Behind

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  • Posted March 13, 2009

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    I must say that the cover made me shy away from this book, but i had seen in enough to finally read it. I am glad i did. The story line between the to boys is a unique show of love, but there is a very "cheesy" side story that involves the death of a little girl, but it does bring a reality to the other characters.

    Here is a small excerpt that i loved.

    "I took a break around three yesterday afternoon and went to sit on the front steps with a thermos full of hot tea. It was kind of cold out, but warm enough in the sun that I didn't need a jacket. I had my eyes closed and was half-dozing when some instinct made me open my eyes. J.D. was walking toward me, but he was still about two blocks away and hadn't seen me yet. He had his head down and kicking through the leaves on the sidewalk. I watched him come, and i sipped my tea, and i felt the sun on my face. And then he looked up and saw me.

    "Did I say that my emotions weren't getting through? That's not what i meant. It's only the bad stuff that's temporarily leaving me alone. Because when J.D. finally lifted his head and saw me, it was like somebody had just told him that Satan was finally in therapy and Evil was a thing of the past. I have never seen such joy on a human face, and it was directed at me. Even more than that, it was because of me. And for one eternal instant, I swear to God I swallowed the sun, It's a wonder I wasn't cooked from the inside out, like a baked potato in a microwave. The moment passed and everything went back to normal, but I know it happened and will probably happen again. I may have granted the rest of my feelings and extended shore leave, but i don't seem to need a break from love."

    From Leave Myself Behind -Bart Yates

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 25, 2003

    Outstanding Book, Outstanding Author

    Well I am partial to this book because my best friend Nicole Yates Uncle wrote... I think it shows that ven in todays society there is still bumps and turns one must go through. Society itself is still not excepting and it goes much further than homeseuxality. Young adults today love to dwell on catagorization(sp) ex. if one listens to a spesific style of music they are now a drugie, punk, prep or anything else. Either way it is always negative being punk is never a positiv thing nor' is being a prep. So then why would being heterosexual be better that homosexuality. That's b/c it's not, but like many things in society it is not excepted... We allow steryotypes to gives us false pretenses about people. Wether your religouse or not one person should not be allowed to judge another person by their intrest or sexuality. Anyway... The book is wonderful and I recomend reading it! ****

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