October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepardby Lesléa Newman
WINNER OF A 2013 STONEWALL HONOR!
A masterful poetic exploration of the impact of Matthew Shepard’s murder on the world.
On the night of October 6, 1998, a gay twenty-one-year-old college student named Matthew Shepard was lured from a Wyoming bar by two young men, savagely beaten, tied to a remote fence, and left to die. Gay Awareness Week was/b>
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews
This book is beautifully written. A heartbreaking exploration of the tragedy of Matthew Shepherd's murder that will make you angry, heartbroken, and full of sorrow, yet is strangely hopeful, too. This is a book that should be read by EVERYONE. It takes less than an hour to read, but the message lives on for much longer in the hearts of everyone that picks it up.
A beautifully written book that will stay in my heart forever!