Reviews and Blog Posts: hate crimes

October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard

by Lesléa Newman

Reviewer Rating:
5

Newman describes this book as an historical novel in verse. In the introduction, she talks about being scheduled as a speaker for Gay Awareness Week at the University of Wyoming in October, 1998, just days after the brutal attack on Matthew Shepard in Laramie. Newman decided to attend the event, ...

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