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Prayers for Bobby A Mother's Coming to Terms with the Suicide of Her Gay Son

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ISBN-10: 0062511238

ISBN-13: 9780062511232

Edition: 1995

Authors: Leroy Aarons, Aarons

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Bobby Griffith was an all-American boy ...and he was gay. Faced with an irresolvable conflict-for both his family and his religion taught him that being gay was "wrong"-Bobby chose to take his own life. Prayers for Bobby, nominated for a 1996 Lambda Literary Award, is the story of the emotional journey that led Bobby to this tragic conclusion. But it is also the story of Bobby's mother, a fearful churchgoer who first prayed that her son would be "healed," then anguished over his suicide, and ultimately transformed herself into a national crusader for gay and lesbian youth. As told through Bobby's poignant journal entries and his mother's reminiscences, Prayers for Bobby is at once a…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 8/9/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Leroy Aarons, an award-winning journalist and playwright, was a national correspondent for The Washington Post and executive editor of The Oakland Tribune . He is the founder and past president of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.