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October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, Library Edition
By Luke Daniels (narrator), Emily Beresford (narrator) and Leslea Newman
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Candlewick Pr
Publication date September 25, 2012
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781469206363
ISBN-10 1469206366
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.75 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $54.97
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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 beginning at the University of Wyoming, and the keynote speaker was Lesléa Newman, discussing her book Heather Has Two Mommies. Shaken, the author addressed the large audience that gathered, but she remained haunted by Matthew’s murder.

October Mourning, a novel in verse, is her deeply felt response to the events of that tragic day. Using her poetic imagination, the author creates fictitious monologues from various points of view, including the fence Matthew was tied to, the stars that watched over him, the deer that kept him company, and Matthew himself.

More than a decade later, this stunning cycle of sixty-eight poems serves as an illumination for readers too young to remember, and as a powerful, enduring tribute to Matthew Shepard’s life.



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With Emily Beresford (other contributor), Luke Daniels (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Candlewick Pr (September 25, 2012)
9781469206363 | details & prices | 6.75 × 6.75 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 0.40 lbs | List price $54.97
About: 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.
With Emily Beresford (other contributor), Luke Daniels (other contributor), Tom Parks (other contributor), Christina Traister (other contributor) | Mp3 una edition from Candlewick Pr (September 25, 2012); titled "October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard: Library Edition"
9781469206660 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 10-12 | 0.20 lbs | List price $39.97
About: 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.

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