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Freaks and Revelations

A Novel
Hurwin, Davida, 1950- (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Tells, in two voices, of events leading up to a 1980 incident in which fourteen-year-old Jason, a gay youth surviving on the streets as a prostitute, and seventeen-year-old Doug, a hate-filled punk rocker, have a fateful meeting in a Los Angeles alley.
Authors: Hurwin, Davida, 1950-
Statement of Responsibility: by Davida Wills Hurwin
Title: Freaks and revelations
a novel
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 234 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: "Inspired by real events in the lives of Matthew Boger and Tim Zaal."
Summary: Tells, in two voices, of events leading up to a 1980 incident in which fourteen-year-old Jason, a gay youth surviving on the streets as a prostitute, and seventeen-year-old Doug, a hate-filled punk rocker, have a fateful meeting in a Los Angeles alley.
Subject Headings: Hate Fiction Prejudices Fiction Homosexuality Fiction Punk culture Fiction Family problems Fiction Drug abuse Fiction California History 20th century Fiction
Topical Term: Hate
Prejudices
Homosexuality
Punk culture
Family problems
Drug abuse
LCCN: 2008047384
ISBN: 9780316049962
0316049964
Branch Call Number: FIC H
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Jun 25, 2012
  • KJtheEpicFailure rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A well-written story. Makes you like and connect with both characters, no matter how much you hate their actions.

Mar 08, 2012
  • pyr rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Quite a violent roller coaster. Surprised myself, had to finish it .

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